This attractive an informative book features historic photographs and concise, incisive biographies of all 140 great St. Louisans who have a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame.
The book explains the nomination and selection processes and showcases fascinating full-color photographs of the induction ceremonies over the past 25 years; Phyllis Diller's expresson is one to behold. There are also many tables of information about the inductees helpfully organized by field of acheivment, year of birth, month and day of birth, location of stars in the sidewalk by both street number and inductee name, and the dates of ceremonies with acceptors. Full-color regional and street maps offer a helpful guide to the area.
This book makes a great gift for a friend or clients, a memorable souvenir or a dynamic addition to your coffe table. It stimulates great conversation and ideas while showcasing the prominent role St. Louisans have played in shaping our nation's culture and knowledge. Paging through you'll be sure to feel the urge to proclaim to whoever's near you, "I'll bet you didn't know the Yogi Berra...
|Publisher:||St. Louis Walk of Fame|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Joe Edwards founded the St. Louis Walk of Fame in 1988 with the goal of drawing attention to great St. Louisans who have had a major influence on our culture on a national or international level. Since 1972 when he opened his first business on the Delmar Loop, his creative vision and cooperative leadershihp have helped guide the area to become one of the most vibrant restaurant, shopping and arts and entertainment districts in the United States. It was designated "One of the 10 Great Streets in America" by the American Planning Association.