St. Louis, Missouri: The Billiken

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Address:
N. Compton Ave., St. Louis, MO
Directions:
Park on the east side of N. Compton Ave., just north of Chaifetz Arena. Walk east along the pedestrian walkway, past the arena and the flagpoles. You'll see the Billiken on the left.
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The Billiken
Bronze statue of the Billiken, which looks like a cross between a Buddha and a Kewpie Doll. The toy, inspired by corpulent President William Howard Taft, was supposed to be the Next Big Thing after the Teddy Bear, but it flopped. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/26/2011]

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The Billiken! The Billiken

The Billiken is no longer on campus. It's been moved over to the Chaifetz Arena, to the right of all the flags.

[Charles Lewis, 06/06/2012]
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