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Photo Flood 47: Compton Heights

Photo Flood 47: Compton Heights

photograph by Sasi Suruliraj A National Historic District, Compton Heights is one of St. Louis’ first planned residential developments, and includes some of the city’s most lavish and palatial dwellings. photograph by James Palmour

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Mini-Flood 44: CityArchRiver

Mini-Flood 44: CityArchRiver

photograph by Jason Gray CityArchRiver and Great Rivers Greenway celebrated the partial opening of the redesigned Arch Grounds with an all-day event including a 2016-foot long picnic table, fireworks, live music and more.  Photo Flood Saint Louis was invited to cover this event. photograph by Ryan Archer

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Photo Flood 46: Columbus Square

Photo Flood 46: Columbus Square

photograph by Sue Rakers Columbus Square emerged in the early 19th Century to accomodate the waves of European immigrants washing over St. Louis at the time. By mid-century, the neighborhood was a tight cluster of tenements notable for its rough conditions. Before “The Hill”, Columbus Square was the original...

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Photo Flood 45: North Riverfront

Photo Flood 45: North Riverfront

photograph by Barry Scroggin North Riverfront is a large, industrial neighborhood that comprises essentially one third of St. Louis City’s northern riverfront development. Sandwiched between Riverview’s water treatment facility and the older manufacturers of Near North Riverfront, this neighborhood provides its businesses with modern infrastructure and convenient access to...

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Mini-Flood 43: Laumeier Sculpture Park

Mini-Flood 43: Laumeier Sculpture Park

photograph by Michelle Bates One of the country’s preeminent outdoor sculpture parks, Laumeier Sculpture Park is 105 undulating acres filled with an exciting collection of three-dimensional work, four trails, and a state-of-the-art visitor’s center. photograph by Jeff Phillips

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Photo Flood 44: Lewis Place

Photo Flood 44: Lewis Place

photograph by Jason Gray The first African-American private place in St. Louis, Lewis Place shares some of the opulence of the private places just to its south in the Central West End, and was constructed around the same time. Along with neighborhoods like The Ville and JeffVanderLou, Lewis Place...

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Photo Flood 43: Mark Twain I-70 Industrial

Photo Flood 43: Mark Twain I-70 Industrial

photograph by Jackie Johnson The Mark Twain I-70 Industrial neighborhood rubs up against the city’s northwest borders, and like its name suggests, consists of largely industrial sites. One notable exception to this are the U.S military sites in the area. photograph by Michelle Williams

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Mini-Flood 42: Soulard Mardi Gras

Mini-Flood 42: Soulard Mardi Gras

photograph by Dan Henrichs Photography, St. Louis St. Louis’ Mardi Gras celebration began as a small event staged by a group of friends, but has since ballooned into one of the nation’s largest. Depending upon where you are positioned along the parade route, Mardi Gras in St. Louis can...

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Photo Flood 42: Dutchtown

Photo Flood 42: Dutchtown

photograph by Jackie Johnson Last month, members were taken aback by the astounding beauty and variety of St. Louis Place. If a bookend to this north side gem exists on the south side of the city, there is little doubt that Dutchtown would be it. Named after a mispronunciation...

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Photo Flood 41: St. Louis Place

Photo Flood 41: St. Louis Place

photograph by Dan Henrichs Photography, St. Louis Once a prominent neighborhood for German immigrants to the city, St. Louis Place has since fallen onto hard times. Nonetheless, for almost every demolished building or crumbling facade here there is another amazing structure just begging for revitalization. Unfortunately, much like the...

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