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$2 million in donations to fund better signs, restroom upgrades at Forest Park


ST. LOUIS — More winter restrooms and better signs are coming to Forest Park in St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( ) reports that donations of about $2 million are in place to heat and renovate three restrooms, add year-round drinking fountains, and to overhaul road and path signage.

The nonprofit Forest Park Forever raised the money for the improvements. The funding includes a $1 million donation from the William T. Kemper Foundation-Commerce Bank, and $750,000 from the Brown Shoe Co.

Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch,

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