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Jake Banton


Jake works as a licensed architect in the State of Missouri. A lifelong St. Louis resident, he currently lives in the West End neighborhood of the city where he volunteers as chair of the West End/Visitation Park Development Review Committee. He also serves on the St. Louis Planning Commission and Forest Park Advisory Board.


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