3900 Holly Hills Dr., St. Louis, MO, 63116 / Cake artist: Mark Swain
St. Louis’ third-largest park (after Forest and Fairground) is Carondelet Park, located in the southeastern part of the city. Established in 1875, it was dedicated on July 4, 1876 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The park consists of two lakes (Boathouse and Horseshoe), a walking trail and a gazebo (where live music happens). A YMCA is also located here. The park is nearly 180 acres.
Cake placement date: March 5
Where is the cake now?: The cake sold in the biddingforgood auction for $555 on 1/1/2015.