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Photo Flood 112: Tower Grove Park

Photo Flood 112: Tower Grove Park

Photo by Thomas Gremaud Henry Shaw was born in England in 1800. In 1818 he accompanied his father, an industrialist, to Canada on a business trip. The very next year, the young Shaw was dispatched to New Orleans alone on business, and from there he traveled on a riverboat (“The...

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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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Mini-Flood 81: Historic Route 66

Mini-Flood 81: Historic Route 66

photo by Joe Rakers Route 66 was immortalized by John Steinbeck who called it “the mother road” in The Grapes of Wrath.  It inspired a hit song (“Get your kicks on Route 66”) and a TV show (“Route 66”).  The Phillips 66 Company is named after Route 66, where...

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Mini-Flood 77: South Broadway

Mini-Flood 77: South Broadway

photo by Ingrid Borecki On most of our street walks we have seen the results of a boom-to-bust-to-boom cycle.  In the case of South Broadway through the Patch and Carondelet neighborhoods in the far south end of the city, we are still waiting for the rebound.  One major factor was...

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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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