Sunday, July 20, 2014

#185: Carondelet Park

  • St. Louis' third largest city park (after Forest and Fairground)
  • Wikipedia says it was established in 1875, while the STL250 website says it was dedicated on July 4, 1876. This was to coincide with America's centennial of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Park consists of two lakes (Horseshoe and Boathouse), a gazebo (where Steve Davis, local Elvis Presley impersonator, performs) and a walking trail.
  • A YMCA is also located there.
  • Park is nearly 180 acres 
Carondelet Park sign

View of the Boathouse lake (across from the cake)

Boathouse Lake area (across from the cake)

Top of the cake

Right side of the cake (left and back sides were the same)

Wikipedia link
Official website from St. Louis' parks site

3900 Holly Hills Dr., ST. LOUIS, MO, 63116
Cake artist: Mark Swain

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