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VP 2008 Debate Location – Aerial View of the St Louis Athletic Complex

The Athletic Complex consists of several facilities: the Field House, Francis Gymnasium, Francis Field, and the Tao Tennis Center. Francis Field and Francis Gymnasium were used for the 1904 Olympics, the third Olympic games of the modern era and the first to be held in the Western Hemisphere. The Field House was the site for […]

2Oct2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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University of Missouri Tigers – Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

The storied history of Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field combines the best of old and new. Opened in 1926, the stadium has seen tremendous growth throughout the years, but Tiger fans are proud of the traditional feel and atmosphere the stadium lends itself to on game day. The stadium, built at a cost of $350,000, was the […]

13Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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St. Louis Rams – Edward Jones Dome Aerial and Birds Eye View

The Edward Jones Dome (more formally known as the Edward Jones Dome at America’s Center) and previously known as The Trans World Dome or TWA Dome is a multi purpose stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, and home of the St. Louis Rams of the NFL. It was constructed largely to lure an NFL team back […]

24Aug2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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St Louis Gateway Arch Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

The Arch is known as the “Gateway to the West”. Designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen and structural engineer Hannskarl Bandel, it stands 630 feet (192 m) tall, and is 630 feet (192 m) wide at its base. It is the tallest habitable structure in St. Louis (taller than One Metropolitan Square, the tallest building), […]

23Jun2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Cedar Fair’s Worlds of Fun Theme Park Aerial and Bird’s Eye Views

Worlds of Fun opened on May 26, 1973, at a cost of 25 million dollars. It was situated at the northern edge of a vast industrial complex developed by Hunt in the bluffs above the Missouri River in Clay County, Missouri. Immediately south of the park is Hunt’s SubTropolis underground business complex. At the time, […]

8May2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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St. Louis Cardinals – Busch Stadium Aerial View

In the mid-1950s, several years after he persuaded the board of directors of Anheuser-Busch to purchase the St. Louis Cardinals, August A. Busch Jr. decided that if the team was to prosper and attract the fans necessary to support a major league franchise, it would have to move to a new stadium. Mr. Busch took […]

15Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Kansas City Royals – Kauffman Stadium Aerial View

Location: I-70 & Blue Ridge Cutoff – Site Map Seating capacity: 40,793 Originally known as Royals Stadium, the facility was officially renamed in honor of Ewing M. Kauffman in a ceremony on July 2, 1993. It is notable in that it had unique architecture in an era where building multisport “cookie-cutter” stadiums was commonplace. Many […]

9Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued