IKEA opens doors for a sneak peek

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – It’s one of the most awaited store openings in St. Louis ever. Tuesday IKEA gave FOX2 a preview tour of the store still under construction. The store is not expected to be opened till this fall, but reporter Paul Schankman got a tour today to see how construction is coming along at Vandeventer and Forest Park Avenue.

The store will feature a 55,000 square foot showroom, along with a restaurant that will feature its famous Swedish Meatballs.