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Photo Flood 33: Holly Hills

Photo Flood 33: Holly Hills

photograph by Dan Henrichs Photography, St. Louis A south St. Louis neighborhood of distinction, Holly Hills began as little more than grand ambitions. In the 1920’s, a planned community project began on land purchased from the Missouri-Pacific Railroad (which runs through). The developers named the effort to emulate the...

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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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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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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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