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Cake 137—Left Bank Books (113 cakes left)

Left Bank Books is an independent bookstore located in the Central West End. According to its website, it was founded in 1969. Today it remains locally owned, and it offers many interesting titles about topics that are sometimes difficult to find in chain bookstores. 67 more words

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Cake 136—Central Institute for the Deaf (114 cakes left)

The Central Institute for the Deaf (CID) is located in close proximity to St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Dr. Max Aaron Goldstein, an ear, nose, and throat doctor, developed a dream of helping deaf children learn to talk. 90 more words

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Cake 135—St. Louis Children’s Hospital (115 cakes left)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital has a long history. It was first envisioned in 1878 when ten women met for an afternoon tea. Appoline A. Blair was the hostess, and she introduced the idea of a pediatric hospital. 111 more words

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The Green and The International

As we find more of the cakes in this special anniversary year for St Louis, we learn more snippets about the history of this city and realize how diverse it actually is. 259 more words

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Cake 134—Gaslight Square (116 cakes left)

Building off of Gaslight Theater, today’s cake celebrates the entire district of Gaslight Square. Gaslight Square had a short-lived but vibrant life as an entertainment district. 131 more words

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Cake 133—Gaslight Theater (117 cakes left)

The Gaslight Theater is located in the Old Gaslight Square District in the Central West End. According to the theater’s website, the Gaslight Square District originated primarily from brothers Dick and Paul Mutrux. 139 more words

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Cake 132—Maritz (118 cakes left)

Maritz primarily helps businesses increase their productivity. Edward Maritz started the company as the E. Maritz Jewelry Manufacturing Company in 1894. The business became one of the leading wholesale jewelry distributors. 131 more words

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