Author Archive for: Jason Gray

Photo Flood 32: Forest Park Southeast

photograph by Jeni Kulka Forest Park Southeast is a play on identities. Once a rural respite for city dwellers, it is now firmly encompassed by urban core. Once disconnected from the commerce and transportation mechanisms of the area, it now features one of the fastest growing entertainment districts and...

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Mini-Flood 30: Grand Center Arts Academy

Mini-Flood 30: Grand Center Arts Academy

photograph by Amanda Krebel Designed originally to house the Carter Carburetor company, a historic and beautiful structure along north Grand Avenue is now the location for the Grand Center Arts Academy. GCAA combines a rigorous academic approach with a focus on the arts (visual and performing). photograph by Michael...

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Photo Flood 31: Ferguson

Photo Flood 31: Ferguson

photograph by Jason Gray Once thought to be merely a sleepy suburb of St. Louis, Ferguson is now ground zero for the most significant civil rights movement in a generation. The events which have transpired since the tragic shooting death here of Michael Brown on August 9, 2014 will...

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Photo Flood 30: Hamilton Heights

Photo Flood 30: Hamilton Heights

photograph by Diane Cannon Piwowarczyk Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood of vast potential. In the 1940’s, this area experienced its “golden days”, when the turn of the 20th century homes possessed a not too tired character, celluloid beamed brightly in the local movie theaters, and streetcar lines serviced the...

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Mini-Flood 29: Anheuser-Busch Brewery

Mini-Flood 29: Anheuser-Busch Brewery

photograph by Anne Warfield Since 1860, the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Soulard has been a bastion of St. Louis’ business and manufacturing clout. Having previously earned the nickname of “World’s Largest Brewer” the local business was acquired by Belgian-Brazilian giant, InBev, in an aggressive acquisition completed in 2008. Even so,...

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Photo Flood 29: Covenant Blu/Grand Center

Photo Flood 29: Covenant Blu/Grand Center

photograph by James Palmour This neighborhood, a transition between St. Louis’ Downtown and the Central West End, is also an important gateway between north St. Louis and south St. Louis. What’s more, it is a transition between a vibrant past and a hopeful future. Covenant Blu/Grand Center was once...

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Photo Flood 28: Carondelet

Photo Flood 28: Carondelet

photograph by Michelle Bates This exciting neighborhood is one of St. Louis’ most history-laden. Originally a French settlement just seven miles south of St. Louis, Carondelet tied its early growth to the fortunes of the city just north of it, and was eventually swallowed by the larger municipality in...

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Mini-Flood 28: The Darkness

Mini-Flood 28: The Darkness

photograph by Jason Gray Considered among the best haunted house attractions in the country, The Darkness has long been a fan favorite for Halloween revelers in St. Louis. This “three haunted houses all-in-one location” hit has been featured on the Travel Channel, A&E, The History Channel’s Modern Marvels, and...

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Mini-Flood 27: Amanda and John’s Wedding

Mini-Flood 27: Amanda and John's Wedding

photograph by Jeni Kulka It has finally happened, two Photo Flooders have tied the knot, and what better way to celebrate this triumph than by inviting PFSTL to Flood it?! (this might seem inappropriate unless you know our soon-to-be Mrs. Joern) Though they did not meet in Photo Flood...

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