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October 19, 1960: Straub's moved the Webster store to 211 W. Lockwood from their previous location at 40 W. Lockwood. The new building was bigger and better than before. The Webster Groves location remains in this building today.

1901: William A. Straub opened the first Straub's store in the Bristol Building in the community of Webster Groves.

2008 Darren Snow photo. Webster Records was an institution in Webster Groves from 1953 to 2012. It's first location was in a building where the parking lot for the Desoto Building is now at Lockwood and Big Bend. It moved "up" to Old Webster in 1958 in the old Doubleday Bookstore location. In 1990 it moved to the Velvet Freeze building at 117 West Lockwood. It closed in January 2012, nearly 60 years old.

Apple of Your Eye gift shop originated in the charming town of Webster Groves, MO. in 1980 and is located in a centennial building nestled among other historical storefronts. It was begun by two sisters-in-law, Kerry & Patty, who wanted to create a store filled with fun, personalized gifts. For the last 30+ years, they have provided their customers with cute and unique gifts for a variety of occasions. They are located at 20 N. Gore in old Webster.

NEW book, release date April 20, 2015 "Webster Groves (Images of America): Tom Cooper is the director at Webster Groves Public Library, Deborah Ladd is the outreach librarian, and Emma DeLooze-Klein is the adult instructional librarian. Together, the authors compiled this assortment of images collected from the library's archive, the Webster Groves Historical Society Collection, and private donors to portray the history of Webster Groves."