Think Scott Fitzgerald’s birthplace should be memorialized? So did the guy who lived in the apartment where he was born—to the tune of selling it for a quarter mil and using the proceeds to start his own Fitzgerald legacy non-profit. Way to go, literary philanthropy!
Sidebar: I’m pretty sure this move solidifies the Twin Cities as a potentially awesome roadtrip: Mary Tyler Moore statue in Minneapolis; Fitzgerald legacy society in St. Paul. Huzzah for U.S. pop culture!