Construction vehicles and police arrived shortly after dawn Sunday, barricading the street and sidewalks near the statue, erecting a chain-link fence then concealing the statue with a blue tarp.
A Kansas group wants a grand jury to decide whether a partially nude statue in a park in Johnson County is obscene.
Mayor Tom Hoechst says statue will be built for jazz legend.
Appeal for last-minute donations of $140,000.
10-foot tall likeness will go up outside Albert’s restaurant in St. Louis County.
“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
The rock ‘n’ roll icon will be honored in U-city.
School’s baseball and softball complex is named after the Baseball Hall of Famer
Police probe vandalism of King statue near Illinois Capitol.