Union Station

Union Station (HM1699)

Location: St. Louis, MO 63103
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 37.757', W 90° 12.435'

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Inscription
has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark

This site possesses national
significance in commemorating
the history of the
United States of America
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[Markers on interior concourse wall,
including an identical
National Historic Landmark plaque]

National Historic
Civil Engineering Landmark

Union Station
Designated 1981
American Society of Civil Engineers
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St. Louis Union Station
has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Railroad Landmarks
This station, built in 1894, served the railway passengers of America
as a major gateway to the east and west coasts.
After many years of service by many of the nation's railroads,
passenger train operations ceased in 1978.
The station and train shed were renovated in 1985.
National Railway Historical Society
Historic Plaque Commission, 1994
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A Commemoration in Honor of the
50th Anniversary of the U.S.O.
United Service Organization

In World War II, the most visited U.S.O. center in St. Louis was a canteen located in this area of Union Station. From September 12, 1942 to August 1, 1946 the canteen was open 24 hours a day, everyday and served over 4 million servicemen and women from throughout the United States.

St. Louis Union Station salutes the outstanding work of the U.S.O. and congratulates them on their 50th anniversary.
September 1941 - September 1991
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Rededication
In commemoration for the rebirth of Union Station for the continuing use and enjoyment of the people of St. Louis, Missouri
September 1, 1894 & September 1, 1989
St. Louis Station Associates
Owner
Oppenheimer Gateway Properties, Inc.
General Partner
The Rouse Company of St. Louis, Inc.
Developer
Details
HM NumberHM1699
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Tags
Year Placed1970
Placed ByNational Park Service, United States Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 12:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 743107 N 4279339
Decimal Degrees38.62928333, -90.20725000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 37.757', W 90° 12.435'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 37' 45.42" N, 90° 12' 26.10" W
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Area Code(s)314
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1852-1952 Market St, St. Louis MO 63103, US
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