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Photo Flood 85: St. Charles

Photo Flood 85: St. Charles

photo by Michelle Bates St. Charles is Missouri’s third oldest city, and celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2019. It is also the State’s first capital, and was an important departure point for westward exploration and expansion. It is a city rich in history, though perhaps most alive today. photo...

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Mini-Flood 77: South Broadway

Mini-Flood 77: South Broadway

photo by Ingrid Borecki On most of our street walks we have seen the results of a boom-to-bust-to-boom cycle.  In the case of South Broadway through the Patch and Carondelet neighborhoods in the far south end of the city, we are still waiting for the rebound.  One major factor was...

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Photo Flood 84: Cheltenham

Photo Flood 84: Cheltenham

photo by Jan Markham For being so far from the riverfront, Cheltenham is a neighborhood with a surprisingly long history. It has been synonymous with rejuvenation, education, entertainment, and perhaps most notably, the distinctive red bricks that make up much of the physical footprint of St. Louis. photo by...

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Photo Flood 83: Webster Groves

Photo Flood 83: Webster Groves

photo by Michelle Bates Webster Groves is a suburb of St. Louis, with its own storied history. A classic college town, Webster has a range of activities of interest to young and old alike. photo by Maureen Minich

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Mini-Flood 76: The Grove

Mini-Flood 76: The Grove

photo by Maureen Minich On this street walk, we explored a lively section of Manchester known as The Grove, in the center of the Forest Park Southeast (FPSE) neighborhood, which we successfully flooded on a beautiful Spring morning in 2015. We wanted to come back and focus on The Grove...

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Photo Flood 82: Southampton

Photo Flood 82: Southampton

photo by Sue Donovan Southampton is perhaps the best, least-guarded secret gem in St. Louis. A seemingly sleepy residential neighborhood, with the city’s most notable collection of STL style gingerbread houses, harbors a charming commercial corridor on the upswing at its heart. photo by Sue Donovan

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Mini-Flood 75: Grand Center Theatre Crawl

Mini-Flood 75: Grand Center Theatre Crawl

photo by Ingrid Borecki Saint Louis Public Radio presented the 2019 Grand Center Theatre Crawl, a two-day pop-up theatre experience located in and around Grand Center. For seven years running, this event has been the single best way to experience new venues, and be introduced to the broad range...

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Photo Flood 81: Shrewsbury

Photo Flood 81: Shrewsbury

photo by Christopher Taber Once a family farm, Shrewsbury is now an inner-ring suburb of St. Louis. Though outside the city limits, this burb does possess some of the characteristics of those city neighborhoods nearby, Lindenwood Park and Ellendale. photo by Sue Rakers

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Mini-Flood 74: War Memorial, East St. Louis

Mini-Flood 74: War Memorial, East St. Louis

photo by Mike Matney The War Memorial in East St. Louis had fallen into disrepair. Community saviors not only envisioned its repair, but the significance of its re-dedication. photo by Ann Aurbach

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Photo Flood 80: The Gate District

Photo Flood 80: The Gate District

photo by Sue Rakers The Gate District is a once historic neighborhood that fell victim to decades of misinformed strategy from both urban planners and developers alike. It is actually laid out to act as several “gated neighborhoods”, which is where the moniker comes from. Maya Angelou’s childhood home...

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