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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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Photo Flood 27: DeBaliviere Place

Photo Flood 27: DeBaliviere Place

photograph by Mandi Gray A curious neighborhood with examples of some of the largest private homes in the city rubbing elbows with some of the city’s tallest apartment buildings. DeBaliviere Place is an architectural gem for St. Louis, that provides easy accessibility to Forest Park, Washington University, plenty of...

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Photo Flood 26: Tower Grove Park

Photo Flood 26: Tower Grove Park

photograph by Jeni Kulka Donated to the city in 1868, Tower Grove Park is one of St. Louis’ best-loved green spaces. Second in size only to Forest Park, TGP provides recreation for some of the city’s most active neighborhoods. Originally designed after Victorian examples in England, the park is...

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Mini-Flood 25: World Bird Sanctuary

Mini-Flood 25: World Bird Sanctuary

photograph by Theresa Harter The World Bird Sanctuary is one of the most under-appreciated attractions near St. Louis. With a mission that includes preserving both birds and bird habitats, the Sanctuary spans 105 acres, near both Lone Elk Park and Castlewood State Park. Formed in 1977 as the Raptor...

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Photo Flood 25: St. Louis Hills

Photo Flood 25: St. Louis Hills

photograph by Amanda Krebel The St. Louis Hills neighborhood, one of the city’s youngest, is a beautiful residential neighborhood filled with homes and businesses reflecting both the Art Deco age of their origin and the neon-colored vibe of Old Route 66 (which passed through). Of all 79 neighborhoods in...

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Mini-Flood 24: Compton Hill Reservoir Park

Mini-Flood 24: Compton Hill Reservoir Park

photograph by Dan Henrichs Photography, St. Louis The story of water distribution in St. Louis is a marvelous tale of engineering might combined with a fast-rising city’s Victorian sensibilities. The first water delivery operation was a privately held company that went into business amid the first major influx of...

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Photo Flood 23: Fairground Park

Photo Flood 23: Fairground Park

photograph by Anne Warfield Historic Fairground Park was purchased by the city in 1908 from a private entity which had hosted an annual agricultural fair on the land since the mid-1800’s. The Agricultural and Mechanical Fair, as it was known, drew huge crowds from all over the country, but...

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