4041 Forest Park Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63110 / Cake artist: Megan Rieke
The Cortex Innovation Community is home to a 200-acre innovation hub and technology district integrated between Forest Park and Central West End. Basically, the company is all about creating technology jobs and making sure St. Louis is on top of everything. Created in 2002, this was a start-up of connecting entrepreneurs, investors and the city’s resources. The company is also involved in biomedical research and has partnered with universities including UMSL and SLU, as well as healthcare centers like BJC. They call themselves the ‘premier hub’ of St. Louis.
Cake placement date: July 10
Where is the cake now?: Unknown. The cake still sat outside the building throughout 2015 and 2016, but it disappeared.