Archive for category: Street Photography

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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Photo Flood 103: West End

Photo Flood 103: West End

photo by Anna Ratzlaff The West End, a neighborhood north of Delmar, is equally of the present as it is the past. This is a community, like Visitation Park and Lewis Place, where Black residents in particular have brought stabilization, revitalization and prosperity to an area of opulent homes...

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Photo Flood 102: East St. Louis

Photo Flood 102: East St. Louis

photo by Maureen Minich After its namesake, East St. Louis is perhaps the most nationally recognized community in the St. Louis region, and like St. Louis, not always for the best reasons. Though those accounts rarely reveal a full portrait. East St. Louis is a small, midwestern city that...

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