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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 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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Photo Flood 98: Walnut Park West

Photo Flood 98: Walnut Park West

photo by Diane Sieckmann Walnut Park West is a neighborhood on the far north side of St. Louis. Its definition is complex in the same way that the challenges facing most neighborhoods in north St. Louis are complex, though this community is better preserved and closer knit than many....

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Photo Flood 97: Walnut Park East

Photo Flood 97: Walnut Park East

photo by Jane DiCampo Walnut Park East is a relatively young (by St. Louis standards) working class neighborhood on the city’s north side that has long suffered challenges and setbacks. photo by Maureen Minich

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Photo Flood 96: Academy

Photo Flood 96: Academy

photo by Ann Aurbach Academy is a north side neighborhood with a tremendously intact built environment and variegated history. It is one of the last two neighborhoods for PFSTL to cover along the “Delmar Divide”, a racial and socio-economic division that separates the mostly black north side from the...

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Photo Flood 95: Kingsway East

Photo Flood 95: Kingsway East

photo by Maureen Minich Kingsway East is a small, north side neighborhood. Like most of the neighborhoods nearby it, Kingsway East’s present is underscored by so much of its past. photo by Diana Linsley

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Photo Flood 93: McKinley Heights

Photo Flood 93: McKinley Heights

photo by Valerie Rippey McKinley Heights is a south side neighborhood that possesses some of the best aspects of all of the neighborhoods surrounding it, yet continues to fly under the radar of most St. Louisans. How is this possible? photo by Bailey Elizabeth Rogers

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Photo Flood 92: Affton

Photo Flood 92: Affton

photo by Tim Farmer This month’s flood was in the community of Affton in south St. Louis county. Affton is considered a census-designated place; it is unincorporated so it does not have a mayor, city hall, or even (technically) legal boundaries. Other south county communities such as Mehlville, Lemay,...

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Photo Flood 91: Benton Park West

Photo Flood 91: Benton Park West

photo by Rusty Warning Benton Park West is the last of the four “Cherokee Street neighborhoods” for Photo Flood Saint Louis to visit, and in some ways, it is the one most resistant to the push toward the redevelopment of the Cherokee Street ecosystem. photo by Joe Harrison

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Photo Flood 90: Franz Park

Photo Flood 90: Franz Park

photo by Jeni Kulka Franz Park is the last remaining neighborhood of the area more commonly known as “Dogtown” to be photographed by Photo Flood Saint Louis. As one might imagine, this neighborhood shares a lot with the others looped together under this moniker, though it also transitions toward...

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