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Photo Flood 41: St. Louis Place

Photo Flood 41: St. Louis Place

photograph by Dan Henrichs Photography, St. Louis Once a prominent neighborhood for German immigrants to the city, St. Louis Place has since fallen onto hard times. Nonetheless, for almost every demolished building or crumbling facade here there is another amazing structure just begging for revitalization. Unfortunately, much like the...

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Photo Flood 40: Kosciusko

Photo Flood 40: Kosciusko

photograph by Allen Casey Admit it, this is the Flood you have been waiting for, if for no other reason than to learn how to pronounce the name. Kosciusko (koh-SHOOS-koh) is named after Tadeusz Kościuszko (minus the “z”), a general from the American Revolution. The neighborhood is home mostly...

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Photo Flood 39: Near North Riverfront

Photo Flood 39: Near North Riverfront

photograph by Anne Warfield Near North Riverfront is a bastion of St. Louis’ past industrial might, so much so, that any stroll through the neighborhood could be considered a walk through a veritable museum of manufacturing. Many big businesses, like Proctor and Gamble, still call the area home for...

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Photo Flood 38: North Hampton

photograph by Ann Aurbach North Hampton is a neighborhood most often driven around by St. Louisans. This is not to say that you shouldn’t want to go there, but rather, that three of its four borders are major thoroughfares for South City. Wedged neatly between Lindenwood Park and Tower...

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Photo Flood 37: Downtown West

Photo Flood 37: Downtown West

photograph by Janet Henrichs Downtown West is one of St. Louis’ most significant neighborhoods. Defined by the iconic buildings that it contains and as a gathering place for public events (like many of the annual charity races), this neighborhood of distinction is often considered to be “downtown” by many...

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Photo Flood 36: Clifton Heights

Photo Flood 36: Clifton Heights

photograph by Susan Price A charming and quiet residential community just south of the former bustle of industrial Ellendale and just west of The Hill, Clifton Heights possesses a rare insularity for a city neighborhood (partially due to its past as a private subdivision). Today, many of the older...

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Photo Flood 35: Midtown

Photo Flood 35: Midtown

photograph by Anne Warfield Site of the only Civil War “battle” in St. Louis, Midtown has a storied presence in the city. Today, much of this section of Midtown is owned by Saint Louis University, which has been a controversial agent of change for the neighborhood. photograph by Donna...

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Photo Flood 34: Calvary Cemetery

Photo Flood 34: Calvary Cemetery

photograph by Jason Gray Calvary Cemetery, at over 160 years old, is the final resting place for many of St. Louis’ most important residents. Dred Scott, Auguste Chouteau, and Tennessee Williams are among those buried there. This Roman Catholic Cemetery and its natural setting are an exciting visit for...

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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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