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8:23 am
Fri February 8, 2013

St. Louis 'flying saucer' gets preservation award

(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 2:35 pm

The building in Midtown which has become commonly known as the "Flying Saucer" will receive an award for its much-publicized transformation.

The Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation will recognize the effort at their Preservation Honor Awards ceremony on Feb. 27.

A Starbucks moved into the former gas station and Del Taco restaurant in Sep. 2012 and a Chipotle restaurant is expected to inhabit the other side of the building in the coming weeks. 

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