Blueberry Hill http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Chuck Berry statue installed in the Loop http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chuck-berry-statue-installed-loop <p><a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/berry-get-st-louis-area-statue-despite-critics">Despite criticism</a>, a statue of rock legend Chuck Berry was installed in University City, Mo. Friday in the Delmar Loop.</p><p>The statue was crafted by local artist Harry Weber and a formal dedication is planned for July 29.</p><p>Previously, critics voiced concerns that the statue was to be installed on city-owned land and that Berry spent time in jail.</p> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:22:34 +0000 Kelsey Proud 1550 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Chuck Berry statue installed in the Loop Berry to get St. Louis-area statue despite critics http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/berry-get-st-louis-area-statue-despite-critics <p>The rock legend known for such hits as &quot;Johnny B. Goode&quot; will be getting a statue in suburban St. Louis, but not everyone thinks that&#39;s so great.</p><p>University City&#39;s City Council on Monday night refused to block installation of an 8-foot bronze sculpture by artist Harry Weber honoring 84-year-old Chuck Berry.</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:02:05 +0000 The Associated Press 1518 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Berry to get St. Louis-area statue despite critics