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Photo Flood 125: Granite City

Photo Flood 125: Granite City

photo by Jason Gray Granite City is the third largest city in Southern Illinois, and an important former company town responsible (in part) for the region’s and the nation’s industrial growth. photo by Mike Matney

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Mini-Flood 85: Paint Louis

Mini-Flood 85: Paint Louis

Photo by Mike Matney As a celebration of graffiti art and hip-hop, Paint Louis is an annual event along the floodwall just south of the Gateway Arch. It is free and open to the public. With its humble beginnings of local artists wanting a space to express themselves, it...

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Mini Flood 83: Festival of Chariots

Mini Flood 83: Festival of Chariots

  Photographer Joe Harrison Chariot Festival This year’s Chariot Festival was held at Creve Coeur Memorial Park. The festival, known as Ratha Yatra involves a parade that begins with hundreds of people pulling a 36′ tall chariot carrying the form of Krishna. The festival was organized by the International...

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Photo Flood 123: Bevo Mill

Photo Flood 123: Bevo Mill

Photographer Maureen Minich Photographer Florence Flick Bevo Mill was flood 21, first visited by Photo Flood STL in April 2014. Here is the link to the original article with an extensive write up on the area. http://www.photofloodstl.org/photo-flood-21-bevo-mill/  Photographer Mike Matney Photographer Bob Crowe Clay deposits discovered in the 1830s...

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Photo Flood 122: Midtown

Photo Flood 122: Midtown

Photographer Joe Rakers Midtown has been the focus of two previous floods, Photo Flood 35 in June 2015 and Photo Flood 49 in August 2016.  In the 7 years since the last visit much has changed. With the addition of IKEA in the adjacent Central West End neighborhood the area has...

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Photo Flood 119: Grafton

Photo Flood 119: Grafton

photo by Dennis Daugherty The concept for what would become Photo Flood Saint Louis was born while our Founder watched a small motorcycle “parade” with his wife in Grafton, way back in 2010. As the engines roared and chortled as they passed, he spotted another photographer snapping away, and...

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Photo Flood 117: Near North Riverfront

Photo Flood 117: Near North Riverfront

Photo by Jen Smith Near North Riverfront is not a neighborhood in the conventional sense of the word, it is a long strip of sparsely populated land that is primarily composed of industrial, commercial, and abandoned real estate that lies between the Mississippi River and the stretch of parallel...

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Photo Flood 116: Lafayette Square

Photo Flood 116: Lafayette Square

Photo by Ryan Stanley It had been nine years since Photo Flood STL visited Lafayette Square, the 10th Photo Flood in May of 2013. For this flood we were lucky as it was a beautiful spring day and there were many people out and about. As we were waiting...

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