Missouri History Museum
The new president of the Missouri History Museum is promising reform, after the previous president quit amid allegations of wasting taxpayer money on an inflated, sweetheart land deal.
Groundbreaking is planned for the spring with an opening scheduled for a year later, says Joe Edwards.
“The ones you’re getting are in the best shape,” said Bill Failing, President of Vintage Trolley Inc., a non-profit company which owns four vintage trolleys in Portland.
The Black Rep will call Harris-Stowe State University’s Emerson Performance Center home for at least the next year.
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“Now that it is shutdown there is no communication with the Federal Transit Administration due to the shutdown,” Delmar Loop developer Joe Edwards said.
Museum President Robert Archibald stepped down in December after two dozen years as the museum’s leader. He faced controversy over a land deal and his own six-figure salary.
The Forest Park museum commemorates the 1963 protests at Jefferson Bank & Trust Co. with three days of events, starting Wednesday.
Three reformers on the board walked out, hoping to rob the board of a quorum just before it voted on giving the Missouri History Museum $450,000 in taxpayer money.
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