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Photo Flood 108: Downtown

Photo Flood 108: Downtown

photo by Maureen Minich Nine years ago, a newly created Photo Flood Saint Louis embarked on a plan to photograph all 79 city neighborhoods with Downtown as its first stop. At the time, the group consisted of just a handful of members (now over 600). This month, we completed...

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Photo Flood 107: Edwardsville

Photo Flood 107: Edwardsville

photo by Leana Miller Edwardsville is a quietly significant historic city in the metro-east region of St. Louis, that has grown increasingly over recent years as a center for education and the arts in Southern Illinois. photo by Jason Gray

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Photo Flood 106: Sainte Genevieve

Photo Flood 106: Sainte Genevieve

photo by Dave Adams The oldest continuous European settlement in Missouri, Ste. Genevieve was the principle northern outpost for the Louisiana Territory for several decades before and after St. Louis was founded. photo by Maureen Minich

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Photo Flood 103: West End

Photo Flood 103: West End

photo by Anna Ratzlaff The West End, a neighborhood north of Delmar, is equally of the present as it is the past. This is a community, like Visitation Park and Lewis Place, where Black residents in particular have brought stabilization, revitalization and prosperity to an area of opulent homes...

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Photo Flood 102: East St. Louis

Photo Flood 102: East St. Louis

photo by Maureen Minich After its namesake, East St. Louis is perhaps the most nationally recognized community in the St. Louis region, and like St. Louis, not always for the best reasons. Though those accounts rarely reveal a full portrait. East St. Louis is a small, midwestern city that...

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Photo Flood 101: Kingsway West

Photo Flood 101: Kingsway West

photo by Mike Matney Kingsway West is the bookend to this Flood from several months ago. This north side neighborhood has a distinct history and feel that may surprise you. photo by Maureen Minich

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Photo Flood 100: Fairground

Photo Flood 100: Fairground

photo by Ann Aurbach Fairground is a neighborhood in north St. Louis with namesake ties to the once renowned St. Louis Agricultural and Mechanical Association Fair, which occurred for nearly a half century in adjacent Fairground Park. Like many neighborhoods nearby it, Fairground is a community full of history,...

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Photo Flood 99: Kinloch

Photo Flood 99: Kinloch

photo by Jane DiCampo The first incorporated Black community in Missouri, Kinloch was founded at a time when segregation made it uncommon, and sometimes illegal, for realtors to sell properties directly to African Americans. Nonetheless, the town thrived as an insular community, and contributed many achievements of historical note,...

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