Chouteau Avenue

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Chouteau Avenue
Missouri Route 100
NamesakeAuguste Chouteau
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri
East endLeonor K. Sullivan Boulevard
West endManchester Avenue

Chouteau Avenue is a road in St. Louis, Missouri that runs from Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard to Manchester Avenue. It is considered an arterial snow route.[1][2] The Mississippi Greenway can be accessed from this street.[3] In the 1940s, it was part of Route 66.[4]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • There was a sewer explosion on July 26, 1892 near Chouteau Avenue and Fourth Street that killed three and injured four. Two people were reported missing.[5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Street Department. Snow Route Map (Arcgis map). City of St. Louis. Retrieved 2018-09-20. 
  2. Street Department (2014-02-05). Map of City of St. Louis snow routes (PDF) (Map). City of St. Louis. Retrieved 2018-09-20. 
  3. "Mississippi Greenway Chouteau Riverfront". Great Rivers Greenway. Retrieved 2018-10-11. 
  4. "All Route 66 alignments in St. Louis MO". TheRoute-66.com. Road Trip Journeys. Retrieved 2018-10-11. 
  5. "AN AWFUL EXPLOSION MILL CREEK SEWER, THE LARGEST IN ST. LOUIS. BLOWN UP BY GAS FOR SEVERAL BLOCKS.". July 27, 1892. Retrieved March 26, 2020.  Decatur Daily Republican. Via GenDisasters.com