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Fontbonne/KMOX Book Club Celebrates a St. Louis Landmark: The Climatron Turns 50

NOTE: This book club event is no longer accepting reservations.

ST. LOUIS – The Fontbonne University/KMOX Book Club pays tribute to the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Climatron at its January event, discussing the new book, “The Missouri Botanical Garden Climatron 50: A Celebration of 50 Years.” The book club will take place Friday, Jan. 29, at 1 p.m. at the Garden, 4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis., and will include a talk and tour.

The event is free, but reservations are required. Call 314-444-1827 or e-mail, leave a name and phone number and reference the “January” book club to reserve a spot today.

The book, printed in full-color, presents archival photographs and information related to the plans, people, art, architecture and engineering that went into the Climatron. Eric Mumford, Washington University professor of architecture, and Dr. Peter H. Raven, president of the Missouri Botanical Gardens, contributed to the book.

Learn more about the Fontbonne University/KMOX Book Club.