Buster Brown Blue Ribbon Shoe Factory - St. Louis, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 38.758 W 090° 12.763
15S E 742575 N 4281176
Quick Description: Historic shoe factory building located on the north of the St. Louis central business district.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/5/2008 8:42:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM3QMC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
Views: 73

Long Description:
This circa 1901, the four-story Classical Revival building was designed by architects H.E. Roach and Son. The building was originally constructed for the LaPrelle Williams Shoe Company and was acquired by the Brown Shoe Company in either 1904 or 1905. The Brown Shoe Company used the building to manufacture Buster Brown Blue Ribbon children’s shoes. The building is as currently used by a bath and kitchen company
Product manufactured here: Buster Brown Shoes

1526 N. Jefferson Ave.
St. Louis, Missouri

Web Page: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
A unique picture of the location would be appreciated. Try to include yourself or your group in the frame if you are not shy. Give your impressions of the location in your log. You can also log a visit by including a photograph of one of the products made by the factory "in situ". You'll have to look it up. Log type should be "write note" in this case. Include a comment as to where you found the product and some other details you noted. Be sure to make it clear that product was made by the factory in question. Your posted image should clearly indicate this. When you post a visit of this type, please send a note to kbarhow to indicate you have completed one of these.
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