Throw Back Tuesday: 2703 Cherokee

2703 Cherokee has seen many uses over the years. It was initially constructed as a nickelodeon. As the commercial district and trends evolved, the nickelodeon was replace with storefronts. In 1937 The Hollywood Hosiery Shop occupied the subdivided space.

Photo: The Hollywood Hosiery Shop, June 14, 1937.

Photo: The Hollywood Hosiery Shop, June 14, 1937.

2703 Cherokee Street was combined with 2701-2707 to create a Walgreens. In 2006, Coco Beauty occupied the space.

Now The Luminary is housed in part of the one-story building.

Photo: 2703 Cherokee today


Missouri Historical Society Geo St. Louis,

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