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Memorial Plaza
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Veterans Memorial
Type Urban park
Location St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Area 11.33 acres (4.59 ha)
Created 1932
Operated by St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry

Memorial Plaza, established in 1932, is in the Downtown West neighborhood of St. Louis. The park contains memorials honoring St. Louis veterans of World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam. On the eastern edge of the park is the Court of Honor containing monuments listing St. Louisans who lost their lives in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. It extends from 13th to 18th Street between Market and Chestnut and is surrounded by Union Station, Peabody Opera House, and the Soldier's Memorial Military Museum.

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