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Photo Flood 114: Old North Saint Louis

Photo Flood 114: Old North Saint Louis

photo by Jeff Phillips Old North Saint Louis (ONSL) is a historic, resilient neighborhood.  Geographically, it is shaped roughly like a rectangle (actually, like a parallelogram). The border of the short end at the top is Palm, which separates ONSL from the architectural crown jewel Hyde Park.  Palm, incidentally,...

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Photo Flood 113: Bellefontaine Cemetery

Photo Flood 113: Bellefontaine Cemetery

photo by Colin Wright Bellefontaine Cemetery was the focus of our second Photo Flood, and the first occasion that the media covered the Group’s concept. At the time, total membership consisted of only 25 photographers (less than 10 participated–one from Washington DC!), Mini-Floods had not yet been introduced, and...

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Photo Flood 112: Tower Grove Park

Photo Flood 112: Tower Grove Park

Photo by Thomas Gremaud Henry Shaw was born in England in 1800. In 1818 he accompanied his father, an industrialist, to Canada on a business trip. The very next year, the young Shaw was dispatched to New Orleans alone on business, and from there he traveled on a riverboat (“The...

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Photo Flood 111: Benton Park

Photo Flood 111: Benton Park

Photo by Leana Staley Benton Park was last visited by Photo Flood STL in September 2013, being the 14th flood. Most of us weren’t in the group then and for many of us it was the first visit to the neighborhood. With Cherokee Street as its southern border and...

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Photo Flood 110: Soulard

Photo Flood 110: Soulard

photo by RJ Wilner The music from the brass instruments began to emanate from the plaza outside the farmer’s market and reverberate through the old brick neighborhood late on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, quickly drawing onlookers; and then, as the second-line brass band (pictured above) marched the wedding party...

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Photo Flood 109: Augusta

Photo Flood 109: Augusta

photo by Bailey Elizabeth Rogers The quaint, historic town of Augusta has long been a principal location for Missouri’s lauded wine region, but this sleepy town is on the verge of big changes, as big development moves in with hopes of making it a national destination. photo by Dave...

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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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