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Mini-Flood 12: Grant’s Farm

Mini-Flood 12: Grant's Farm

photograph by Jeni Kulka A Busch family legacy, Grant’s Farm is a 281-acre animal preserve and attraction that has been enjoyed by St. Louis residents for more than fifty years. AB-InBev currently owns the Park, and thankfully, continues to operate it as most of us fondly remember. Grant’s Farm...

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Mini-Flood 11: Lone Elk Park

Mini-Flood 11: Lone Elk Park

photograph by Jeni Kulka Lone Elk Park sits on the site of a former U.S. Military munitions testing area. Primarily, the accuracy of large caliber weapons and ammunition was the focus, and the facility was active during World War II and the Korean War. Many structures still exist in...

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Mini-Flood 10: International Photography Hall of Fame

Mini-Flood 10: International Photography Hall of Fame

photograph by Dan Henrichs Photography, St. Louis The International Photography Hall of Fame has moved to St. Louis, and the iconic, 48-year old institution is now open. Begun in Chicago, the Museum houses more than 30,000 prints and 6,000 pieces of historically significant photographic equipment. Photo Flood Saint Louis...

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Mini-Flood 9: Missouri History Museum

Mini-Flood 9: Missouri History Museum

photograph by Steven Ley In the twilight of April 30, 1904, thousands of electric lights flickered on to illuminate the sprawling campus of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Passing through the main entrance at Lindell Boulevard, the cacophony from the crowd must have seemed enormous. During the seven-month run, the...

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Mini-Flood 8: St. Louis Gateway Mall

Mini-Flood 8: St. Louis Gateway Mall

photograph by Patrick Gioia The original St. Louis Gateway Mall Plan was an attempt to invigorate downtown; it failed in this, seeming to achieve only at razing some of STL’s most significant buildings (Real Estate Row), creating a bland, grassy wedge splitting downtown in half, and making for attractive...

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Mini-Flood 7: St. Louis Zoo

Mini-Flood 7: St. Louis Zoo

photograph by Steph James The century-old, St. Louis Zoo is generally considered one of the best zoological parks in the country, frequently ranking in the top ten on lists which measure such things. The Zoo has over 17,000 exotic animals in its collection, features significant historical structures such as...

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Mini-Flood 6: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

Mini-Flood 6: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

photograph by Jeni Kulka Cherokee Street is the proud host to St. Louis’ most eclectic celebration. The Cinco de Mayo Festival celebrates Mexican heritage, but also places on display the multiplicity of creative people living, working, and playing along this historic street. At this outdoor event, a throng of...

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Mini-Flood 5: Missouri Botanical Garden

Mini-Flood 5: Missouri Botanical Garden

photograph by Patrick Gioia The origin of the Missouri Botanical Garden is a story steeped in the history of its founder, Henry Shaw.  Mr. Shaw moved to St. Louis from Sheffield, England, around 1819, and set up a hardware shop to sell goods imported from back home.  At the time,...

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Mini-Flood 4: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

Mini-Flood 4: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

photograph by Patrick Gioia The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is a park located on a parcel of land where many of the earliest buildings in St. Louis once stood. This Federally funded National Memorial commemorates the westward expansion of the United States, the struggles of slavery (particularly the court...

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Mini-Flood 3: RAW St. Louis, Discovery

Mini-Flood 3: RAW St. Louis, Discovery

photograph by Siobhan Lestina RAW:St. Louis is the local extension to the international network under the helm of RAW:Artists. The organization operates in 54 cities across the United States and Australia, and works to provide a platform for artists in the first ten years of their professional development. Locally,...

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