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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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Photo Flood 14: Benton Park

Photo Flood 14: Benton Park

photograph by Ann Aurbach Originated from the same common pasture tradition as Lafayette Square, Benton Park is a historic St. Louis neighborhood notable for its unique topography and colorful architectural accents. The park that is the district’s namesake first served as a cemetery, and is the site of the...

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Photo Flood 13: Downtown

Photo Flood 13: Downtown

photograph by Dan Henrichs Photography, St. Louis “Stand looking west at the Gateway Arch and the St. Louis skyline. Today this is a major city and a metropolitan area of almost two million. Go back four hundred years. There sat a wooded hillside and little or no sign of...

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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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Photo Flood 12: The Hill

Photo Flood 12: The Hill

photograph by Diane Cannon Piwowarczyk An iconic “little Italy” neighborhood dating from the mid to late 1800’s, The Hill has remained remarkably unchanged over time. This is perhaps proof of the statement, “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” spoken by The Hill’s most famous son, Yogi Berra. photograph by...

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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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