Archive for category: St. Louis

Mini-Flood 8: St. Louis Gateway Mall

Mini-Flood 8: St. Louis Gateway Mall

photograph by Patrick Gioia The original St. Louis Gateway Mall Plan was an attempt to invigorate downtown; it failed in this, seeming to achieve only at razing some of STL’s most significant buildings (Real Estate Row), creating a bland, grassy wedge splitting downtown in half, and making for attractive...

Continue reading

Photo Flood 11: Central West End

Photo Flood 11: Central West End

photograph by Jeni Kulka The Central West End is a historically significant neighborhood with an eclectic commercial district surrounded by luxurious private residences. The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis (housing the world’s largest collection of mosaic inlays), Chase Park Plaza (an opulent, jazz era hotel), and the World Chess...

Continue reading

Mini-Flood 7: St. Louis Zoo

Mini-Flood 7: St. Louis Zoo

photograph by Steph James The century-old, St. Louis Zoo is generally considered one of the best zoological parks in the country, frequently ranking in the top ten on lists which measure such things. The Zoo has over 17,000 exotic animals in its collection, features significant historical structures such as...

Continue reading

Photo Flood 10: Lafayette Square

Photo Flood 10: Lafayette Square

photograph by Jamie Kreher One of the city’s most distinctive neighborhoods, Lafayette Square has a varied and extremely interesting history. The park at its center is the oldest public park in St. Louis, and has been met with challenges ranging from bandits to tornados and cholera. The neighborhood is...

Continue reading

Mini-Flood 6: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

Mini-Flood 6: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

photograph by Jeni Kulka Cherokee Street is the proud host to St. Louis’ most eclectic celebration. The Cinco de Mayo Festival celebrates Mexican heritage, but also places on display the multiplicity of creative people living, working, and playing along this historic street. At this outdoor event, a throng of...

Continue reading

Mini-Flood 5: Missouri Botanical Garden

Mini-Flood 5: Missouri Botanical Garden

photograph by Patrick Gioia The origin of the Missouri Botanical Garden is a story steeped in the history of its founder, Henry Shaw.  Mr. Shaw moved to St. Louis from Sheffield, England, around 1819, and set up a hardware shop to sell goods imported from back home.  At the time,...

Continue reading

Photo Flood 9: Carondelet Park

Photo Flood 9: Carondelet Park

photograph by Mandi Gray Located in far south St. Louis, Carondelet Park is the third largest park in the city, and dates back to 1875. The green space is hilly and tree filled, with several bodies of water and unique architectural features (including the Lyle House, the 1842 home...

Continue reading

Photo Flood 8: Tower Grove East

Photo Flood 8: Tower Grove East

photograph by Captured N Time Situated just east of Henry Shaw’s Tower Grove Park, the neighborhood of Tower Grove East is home to stunning architecture, the South Grand shopping and dining district, and a multicultural community. Most of what’s tangible dates back to the early 1900’s when German immigrants,...

Continue reading

Mini-Flood 4: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

Mini-Flood 4: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

photograph by Patrick Gioia The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is a park located on a parcel of land where many of the earliest buildings in St. Louis once stood. This Federally funded National Memorial commemorates the westward expansion of the United States, the struggles of slavery (particularly the court...

Continue reading

Photo Flood Saint Louis Exhibition

Photo Flood Saint Louis Exhibition

Tomorrow night, Photo Flood Saint Louis will be exhibiting prints from our Floods for the first time at RAW:St. Louis’ 2013 launch event, “Discovery”. We will be showing over 60 photographs by 17 photographers, and the event will also be an official Mini-Flood, so your pretty face could wind...

Continue reading

©2020 Photo Flood Saint Louis

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account