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St. Louis Parks: Chouteau Park

Construction is finally underway at the City of St. Louis’ newest park in the Forest Park Southeast (The Grove) neighborhood. Dubbed Chouteau Park, the park is located on the northern side of the 4300-block of Chouteau. When complete, the park with feature a multipurporse sports field, playground, and outdoor amphitheater. The first phase of the park […] More»

St. Louis Parks: Confluence Point State Park

With their waterways spanning across most of the United States, the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers are the two largest rivers in the country. While they are no longer the transportation corridors they once were, there is no doubt that their commercial importance helped make St. Louis what it is. Unfortunately,  most St. Louisians take these waterways for […] More»

Festival of Nations in Tower Grove Park

Late each summer, in South St. Louis’ Tower Grove Park, nearly 150,000 people come through the park to sample a bit of merchandise, culture and food from countries around the world. Countries in attendance range from as familiar as Mexico and Scotland, to as obscure as Eritrea and Congo. It’s an interesting experience and a good way to […] More»

St. Louis Parks: Fremont Park

Often overshadowed by it’s larger cousin to the south, Fremont Park is a 2.31 acres park located at the corner of Salena and Lynch in the Benton Park Neighborhood of St. Louis. Formerly known as Pontiac Central Park, this green space features a softball field, a playground and a fair amount of open space and […] More»

Connecting ONSL to the Riverfront

With construction of the new Mississippi River River Bridge along Interstate 70 progressing every day (2014 completion), increased attention is finally being paid to the northern side of Downtown St. Louis, as well as near-north neighborhoods such as Old North St. Louis (ONSL) and Hyde Park. Unfortunately, over the years, these areas have not only been cut off from easy access […] More»