Thursday, June 26, 2014

#95: The Sheldon

  • First opened its doors in 1912.
  • Named after the Ethical Society founder (St. Louis branch), Walter Sheldon
  • Billed as 'the Carnegie Hall of the Midwest' because of its well-known acoustics
  • Music acts that have performed here include Crosby, Stills & Nash, Dave Brubeck, Judy Collins and Willie Nelson.
  • Several high-profile figures have spoken here: Thurgood Marshall, Margaret Mead, Ernest Hemingway and Albert Einstein.
  • An average of 350 events are usually held at The Sheldon each year.

This cake was located right in front of the Sheldon Concert Hall.
Back side of the cake

Right side of the cake

Wikipedia link
Official website

3648 Washington Blvd., ST. LOUIS, MO, 63108
Cake artist: The Sheldon

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