Ely Walker Lofts Building in St. Louis once owned by President George H. Bush’s Great Grandfather

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Ely Walker Lofts building at 1520 Washington Avenue in St. Louis, formally the Ely and Walker Dry Goods Company, was once owned by President George H. Bush’s Great Grandfather. In 1857, David Davis Walker, a member of the Bush family, arrived in St. Louis from Illinois. In 1880, …

The Last Hotel STL Features Fashion Shows in Garment District

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) The 1909 International Shoe Company building was rebuilt by PARIC Construction into a 142-room boutique hotel called The Last Hotel in the heart of the Historic Garment District on Washington Ave. in Downtown St. Louis. The Last Hotel is one of the best venues for fashion shows. You …

Pocket Park at 10th and Locust brightens up Downtown St. Louis

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) A Pop-Up Park (Pocket Park) with games and activities for pedestrians of all ages was opened this weekend at the corner of 10th and Locust in Downtown St. Louis. It certainly brightened up Downtown and turned an empty plot into a place to play games or just to …

Civil Courts Building, Downtown St. Louis with Sphynx-like Creatures on Roof

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) The Civil Courts Building is a landmark court used by the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri in Downtown St. Louis. The architects were Klipstein & Rathmann who featured Greek Revival architecture throughout the building. The pyramid roof was designed to resemble the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, which was one …

21c Museum Hotel, Downtown St. Louis coming 2022

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 21c Museum Hotel is moving into the former YMCA at 1528 Locust Street in Downtown St. Louis. The YMCA building is going to be completely restored for multiple uses that will include a contemporary art museum and loads of food and beverage outlets. Russell HBD Construction is at …

Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, $30/Night Parking, No Free Breakfast

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark is across the street from Ballpark Village and a block away from Busch Stadium in the center of Downtown St. Louis. You can pay $45/night for valet or $30/night to park in the garage across the street. It is recommended to use …

Missouri Athletic Club: 1903 women forbidden, 2021 Angie Minges becomes President

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Missouri Athletic Club opened its doors in 1903 located at 405 Washington Ave., in Downtown St. Louis, MO. The no-women-allowed club made history when Angie Minges, a woman, was voted in as president in 2021 for the Missouri Athletic Club. DOWNTOWN CLUBHOUSEMissouri Athletic Club405 Washington Ave., St. Louis, …

Ballpark Heights Apartments across the street from Busch Stadium coming soon

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Ballpark Heights Luxury Apartments will have around 80 high-end units and retail space located on 300 S. Broadway across the street from Ballpark Village that brings over 6 million people to the neighborhood to eat, drink and watch baseball. Ballpark Heights Apartments is in walking distance from Salt …

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones Budgets 1 Million for unhoused.

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Mayor Tishaura Jones, at her first Press Conference talked about the budget. Jones said, “We shifted some of the funds from the 4 million dollars we took from the Police Department to help our unhoused.” Mayor Jones also mentioned they will allocate, “A million dollars towards increasing the …

Old Courthouse Downtown St. Louis, renovations 2021

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Old Courthouse at the Gateway Arch National Park on 4th Street in downtown St. Louis will be getting improvements later in 2021. It’s part of the final component of the $380-million CityArchRiver project, which has resulted in the revitalization of the Gateway Arch Area. Old Courthouse11 N 4th St, …