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Photo Flood 38: North Hampton

photograph by Ann Aurbach North Hampton is a neighborhood most often driven around by St. Louisans. This is not to say that you shouldn’t want to go there, but rather, that three of its four borders are major thoroughfares for South City. Wedged neatly between Lindenwood Park and Tower...

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Photo Flood 37: Downtown West

Photo Flood 37: Downtown West

photograph by Janet Henrichs Downtown West is one of St. Louis’ most significant neighborhoods. Defined by the iconic buildings that it contains and as a gathering place for public events (like many of the annual charity races), this neighborhood of distinction is often considered to be “downtown” by many...

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Mini-Flood 35: STL-Style

Mini-Flood 35: STL-Style

photograph by Jackie Johnson Clever design duo, Jeff and Randy Vines set up shop on a corner storefront along Cherokee Street five years ago (in 2010), and built a t-shirt empire. That said, STL-Style is not merely a St. Louis-themed apparel boutique; it is the ethos for an entire...

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Mini-Flood 32: Castlewood State Park

Mini-Flood 32: Castlewood State Park

photograph by Michelle Williams Castlewood State Park is a hiking and biking destination not far from downtown St. Louis. Long ago, the area that is now the park was used as a bucolic retreat from life in the city. Visitors reveled here well into the 20th century, when speakeasies...

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Photo Flood 30: Hamilton Heights

Photo Flood 30: Hamilton Heights

photograph by Diane Cannon Piwowarczyk Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood of vast potential. In the 1940’s, this area experienced its “golden days”, when the turn of the 20th century homes possessed a not too tired character, celluloid beamed brightly in the local movie theaters, and streetcar lines serviced the...

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Mini-Flood 29: Anheuser-Busch Brewery

Mini-Flood 29: Anheuser-Busch Brewery

photograph by Anne Warfield Since 1860, the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Soulard has been a bastion of St. Louis’ business and manufacturing clout. Having previously earned the nickname of “World’s Largest Brewer” the local business was acquired by Belgian-Brazilian giant, InBev, in an aggressive acquisition completed in 2008. Even so,...

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Photo Flood 28: Carondelet

Photo Flood 28: Carondelet

photograph by Michelle Bates This exciting neighborhood is one of St. Louis’ most history-laden. Originally a French settlement just seven miles south of St. Louis, Carondelet tied its early growth to the fortunes of the city just north of it, and was eventually swallowed by the larger municipality in...

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Mini-Flood 27: Amanda and John’s Wedding

Mini-Flood 27: Amanda and John's Wedding

photograph by Jeni Kulka It has finally happened, two Photo Flooders have tied the knot, and what better way to celebrate this triumph than by inviting PFSTL to Flood it?! (this might seem inappropriate unless you know our soon-to-be Mrs. Joern) Though they did not meet in Photo Flood...

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Mini-Flood 26: The Trestle

Mini-Flood 26: The Trestle

photograph by Michelle Williams St. Louis has joined only two other cities worldwide (New York City and Paris) in converting an abandoned section of elevated railroad viaduct into an urban greenspace. The project is being overseen by the Great Rivers Greenway District, and will connect The Trestle with the...

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