The pour marks another milestone in the construction of the 2.2-mile project linking the Loop to Forest Park.
Promoters remind people the Loop is open during Loop Trolley construction.
One person was arrested and another is wanted by police after shots were fired into a large crowd of people near the MetroLink station in the Delmar Loop.
Supporters of the Loop Trolley announce plans for a ground-breaking, just as opponents announce they have a date in federal court they hope will stop the project.
Police hope video will help solve crime
Lease the Loop, is dedicated to filling retail vacancies in the shopping and restaurant district. It went live in July.
Police, business owners, mayors say Saturday’s night’s violence was not typical.
The plan calls for development of stores in a four- to six-story building, along with apartments for students.
“St. Louisans should be proud to know one of their own created the most significant musical art form following World War II,” Brennan said. “As John Lennon said ‘If rock & roll had a different name, it would be Chuck Berry’. I am proud St. Louis is recognizing Chuck’s genius.”
University City Mayor says statue is a tribute to music; citizens upset by cost, Berry’s checkered past