So 35 homes and a 12 unit condominium building is slated to fill in areas surrounding the nearly completed SLU hospital in the Gate District neighborhood according to the news. This is exciting news for the transitioning little neighborhood, along with so much of the other development going on in its proximity. Several developersContinue reading “35 New Homes for the Gate District”
Category Archives: St Louis City Neighborhoods
HAPPY THANKSGIVING STL!
Celebrating the Holidays in St. Louis CITY Very few places in the world are as festive as St. Louis City! I remember my first year as a city resident, being concerned about what to do for Halloween trick or treating and being BLOWN AWAY by the scene in Tower Grove; shut down streets, adults dressedContinue reading “HAPPY THANKSGIVING STL!”
OPEN HOUSE: Fit for a Mayor….
Friday I was talking to a neighbor on the 3600 block of Juniata (Say it with us: JOO-NEE-AT-UH) in Tower Grove Heights, and he told me that 3723 Juniata was the boyhood home of the celebrated Mayor and 15th Ward Alderman Alfonso J. Cervantes. Who knew? I’d been in his other place in the CWEContinue reading “OPEN HOUSE: Fit for a Mayor….”
Whitaker Music Festival Line Up -2014
One of the highlights of summer for me is a relaxing evening at the Botanical Garden enjoying a packed light dinner on a Wednesday night. The Whitaker Music Festival isn’t about excitement, but just a relaxing evening outdoors in one of our cities greatest assets: the Missouri Botanical Garden. The summer line up was justContinue reading “Whitaker Music Festival Line Up -2014”
Forest Park Southeast, What’s Happening in StL!
One of the cool, up and coming parts of St Louis City is the Grove in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood. This neighborhood is located south of the massive BJC main campus, Central West End, and Interstate 64, east of Kingshighway, and north of Vandeventer. The Grove started out as a few popular nightclubs andContinue reading “Forest Park Southeast, What’s Happening in StL!”
What Makes a Great City?
Early in my real estate career, one of my mentors told me an analogy. “Neighborhoods are like mutual funds and individual homes are like stocks,” he explained further, “values rise and fall independently but they all have an effect on the overall quality of the neighborhood.” By the same reasoning, the overall value of theContinue reading “What Makes a Great City?”