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The Parkmoor, Phil the Gorilla, the floating McDonald's and other 'lost treasures' of St. Louis

The Parkmoor, Phil the Gorilla, the floating McDonald's and other 'lost treasures' of St. Louis

Do you pine for the swinging orange chairs and plush booths of The Parkmoor? Do you miss the thrill of the Coral Court Motel on Watson? Do you wish you could visit the orange soda-guzzling Phil the Gorilla, the king of the St. Louis Zoo? You’re not alone in that pang you feel when you think back on the bygone St. Louis institutions of yesteryear. Cameron Collins, the author of the popular local Distilled History blog , has felt the nostalgia too. It inspired him to research and write a book,

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