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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 in America.
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.

Highlights
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.

Location:
In the Loop Neighborhood

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