Clayton, Missouri: Big Shoe Made of Shoes

It's an elegant ladies' high heel, ten feet tall, made of a multitude of high heeled shoes.

Brown Shoe Co.

8300 Maryland Ave., Clayton, MO
Out front of the Brown Shoe Co. executive offices, on the southwest corner of Maryland Ave. and Topton Way.
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Shoe of Shoes. Giant Shoe of Shoes

This giant woman's pump shoe is still proudly standing in front of the Brown Shoe company building.

[Jim L, 10/02/2012]

We wondered if the shoes were originally brown and then were bleached by the sun. So we stopped by this past summer and, nope, they appear to have always been gray.

Big Shoe Made of Shoes

Aside from the Big Shoe Made of Shoes, the entire town of Clayton, MO is filled with lots of statues, art etc. All of the electrical boxes near the stop lights are even painted with various things -- an ocean scene, a field of buffalo, an on/off switch. There's a very nice row of fountains with a memorial to the police and firemen directly behind the police headquarters.

[Jeff, 06/19/2010]
Shoe of Shoes. Big Shoe Made of Shoes

The Big Shoe Made of Shoes is located in front of the Brown Shoe Company Executive offices - not their factory. I worked there for many years. Brown Shoe Company was the first Fortune 500 company to locate and build in Clayton. Although it is no longer a Fortune 500 company it is still the largest shoe distributor in the world - and home to Buster Brown, and others brands.

[Susan G. Holtzman, 08/06/2005]
Giant Shoe of Shoes

The giant shoe of shoes that once sat at the infamous City Museum was moved several years ago. It's new home is on Maryland Avenue in Clayton, not far from the Galleria Shopping mall. It sits on the sidewalk that leads to the main entrance of Brown Shoe Factory.

[Karen Clemens, 07/09/2003]
Shoe of Shoes. Shoe Made from Shoes

Very large shoe made up of thousands of normal size shoes in front of City Museum in St Louis on edge of downtown.

[Tom Rose, 06/11/2000]

2005: The shoe moved to a new location years ago.

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