Tag Archive for: Street Photography

Mini-Flood 6: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

Mini-Flood 6: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

photograph by Jeni Kulka Cherokee Street is the proud host to St. Louis’ most eclectic celebration. The Cinco de Mayo Festival celebrates Mexican heritage, but also places on display the multiplicity of creative people living, working, and playing along this historic street. At this outdoor event, a throng of...

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Mini-Flood 5: Missouri Botanical Garden

Mini-Flood 5: Missouri Botanical Garden

photograph by Patrick Gioia The origin of the Missouri Botanical Garden is a story steeped in the history of its founder, Henry Shaw.  Mr. Shaw moved to St. Louis from Sheffield, England, around 1819, and set up a hardware shop to sell goods imported from back home.  At the time,...

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Photo Flood 9: Carondelet Park

Photo Flood 9: Carondelet Park

photograph by Mandi Gray Located in far south St. Louis, Carondelet Park is the third largest park in the city, and dates back to 1875. The green space is hilly and tree filled, with several bodies of water and unique architectural features (including the Lyle House, the 1842 home...

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Photo Flood 8: Tower Grove East

Photo Flood 8: Tower Grove East

photograph by Captured N Time Situated just east of Henry Shaw’s Tower Grove Park, the neighborhood of Tower Grove East is home to stunning architecture, the South Grand shopping and dining district, and a multicultural community. Most of what’s tangible dates back to the early 1900’s when German immigrants,...

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Photo Flood 7: Ellendale

Photo Flood 7: Ellendale

photograph by Jason Gray Certainly, St. Louis is a city of contrasts, and Ellendale, on our far western border, is a firm example. It’s 130-year history includes successes in industry (Scullins Steel) and failures in renewal (St. Louis Marketplace); interestingly and somewhat ironically, the latter sits on the exact...

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Photo Flood 6: Old North Saint Louis

Photo Flood 6: Old North Saint Louis

photograph by Mandi Gray Old North Saint Louis is a neighborhood of distinction that is experiencing a rebirth. From arts advocacy groups, to restauranteurs and building developers, to a committed and close-knit community, Old North Saint Louis continues work to reclaim its former glory. photograph by Jason Gray

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Mini-Flood 2: Saint Louis Art Museum

Mini-Flood 2: Saint Louis Art Museum

photograph by Siobhan Lestina The Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the Nation, and it is entirely free to visit (sans some of the special exhibits), making it a tremendous cultural asset for the city. The Museum itself is a Beaux Arts-style...

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Photo Flood 5: Forest Park

Photo Flood 5: Forest Park

photograph by Jason Gray St. Louis’ favorite place to relax and unwind is undeniably Forest Park. Opened in 1876, this 1,371-acre green space is one of the largest urban parks in the country, and hosts many attractions including the St. Louis Zoo, Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri History Museum,...

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Photo Flood 4: The Patch

photograph by Jeni Kulka Hiding out in the far southern tip of the city is a wonderful, historic neighborhood with architectural characteristics representing a Creole and (later) German heritage. The Patch is a true gem that is often overshadowed by the larger Carondelet neighborhood to its north and west....

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Photo Flood 3: Soulard

Photo Flood 3: Soulard

photograph by Amanda Krebel Soulard typifies St. Louis. In this historic neighborhood, the original French character was absorbed and transformed by the many German immigrants who moved here in search of a new Rhineland. Among those moving here were the Anheuser and Busch families, whose collaborations spawned the renowned...

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