St. Louis Walk of Fame
The St. Louis Walk of Fame is a series of 100
stars and plaques set in the sidewalks along
Delmar Boulevard in the dynamic Loop neighborhood
honoring St. Louisans-past and present-who
have made significant contributions to life
The honorees are people from a wide
array of fields and include architects, political
activists, entertainers, educators, broadcasters,
scientists, journalists, sports figures and writers.
To be nominated for a star on the Walk of Fame,
a person must have been born in St. Louis or spent
their formative or creative years here and their accomplishments
must have had an impact on the country's cultural heritage.
Anyone can nominate a candidate for the Walk of Fame.
Once a year a diverse selection committee of 120 St. Louisans select
new inductees who are announced each spring.
Among those honored on the St. Louis Walk of Fame are:Sports:
James "Cool Papa" Bell, Lou Brock, Dizzy Dean, Bob Gibson, Stan Musial and Red Schoendienst.Literature:
Maya Angelou, William Burroughs, Kate Chopin and A.E. Hotchner.Music:
Chuck Berry, Miles Davis, Johnnie Johnson, Leonard Slatkin, Willie Mae Ford Smith, Clark Terry, Grace Bumbry and Tina Turner.Playwriting:
Tennessee Williams and William Inge.Science:
Masters & Johnson.Civil Rights:
Dred and Harriet Scott.Poetry:
Sara Teasdale, T. S. Eliot and Eugene Field.Acting:
Phyllis Diller, Buddy Ebsen, Redd Foxx, John Goodman, Betty Grable,
Kevin Kline, Virginia Mayo, Agnes Moorehead, Vincent Price and Shelley Winters.Journalism:
Elijah Lovejoy and Joseph Pulitzer.Broadcasting:
Jack Buck, Harry Caray, Bob Costas, Joe Garagiola and Dave Garroway.
In the Loop Neighborhood