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           LIVING                            REAL LIFE IN THE NEW DOWNTOWN




                                                                              Park Pacific
T H E N E X T WAV E I N D OW N TOW N H O U S I N G
  The Arcade         Sky House   Syndicate     Ballpark Village




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  “DOWNTOWN IS ALIVE. THE SIGNS ARE EVERYWHERE.”




 For the last seven years, downtown has been all        they would choose to live there.                        There are 14 churches, a nationally accredited day
 about making the old new again. The Washington            Clearly, these people need only to take a walk       care center and a charter elementary, middle and
 Avenue Loft District revived the forlorn, empty        down Washington Avenue today to see restaurants,        high school.
 warehouses of the former Garment District and          cafes, diverse shops, salons and gyms, all located in      While no one could survive without a good bank,
 turned them into lofts, trendy retail and creative     beautifully restored historic buildings. The same       dry cleaner or hair salon, most people want to go
 office space. The once-vacant Old Post Office on       kind of rebirth is spreading throughout downtown        somewhere a little more lively after work.
 Olive has been reborn as the home of the Missouri      in Post Office Square, the Central Business District,      Since 2003, downtown has welcomed over
 Court of Appeals, Webster University, a St. Louis      the Riverfront, the Ballpark Village/Cupples Station    60 new shops, restaurants and galleries. Stores
 Library branch, The St. Louis Business Journal,        District and Downtown West.                             such as Casa Semplice and Blue Boat Designs
 Focus St. Louis and numerous state offices. The            Downtown St. Louis provides so much more            offer beautiful kitchen products perfect for loft or
 long abandoned Cupples Warehouses have been            than just a room with a killer view. It is a full       traditional spaces. Atom, Blend and Niche have a
 transformed into a Westin Hotel, loft apartments,      service operation with a growing list of amenities      wide array of home furnishings and accessories. Salt
 offices and hip restaurants and lounges like the       from grocery stores to dry cleaners within walking      of the Earth, UMA and Macro Sun offer gifts and
 Mercury Bar and a soon-to-be J Bucks.                  distance. In 2004, City Grocers opened in the           collectibles. Paper Dolls and Masulla bring some of
     Now, the downtown renaissance is entering the      Bell Lofts on Olive. The store carries an extensive     the top women’s clothing lines to St. Louis. Newest
 next, dramatic phase of development—brand new          selection of produce, prepared foods, wines and         shops include Good Works, English Living, Kram
 creations. Soon, projects like the Roberts Towers,     dry goods. In the fall of 2007, City Grocers will       and The Time Boutique. These are just a few of
 Port St. Louis and the Pinnacle Casino will join       move across the street into the Syndicate Trust         the dozens of new shops that have joined long time
 the new Busch Stadium as examples of modern            Building and expand to 17,000 square feet, more         favorites like Hamilton Jewelers, Mossa Gallery
 architecture and new construction mixing with the      than doubling in size. The new store will have a        and Levine Hats to make downtown a re-emerging
 old and historic.                                      pharmacy, in-house butcher, larger bakery and a         shopping destination.
    The Cardinals first season in the stadium helped    salad bar.
 millions of baseball fans discover some of the            A mere five minutes away is the market to which
 exciting changes downtown. Soon, Ballpark Village      many county dwellers drive half an hour or more to
 will connect the new stadium to the downtown           shop at—Soulard Farmers’ Market. Local farmers
 core. The residential, restaurant, shopping and        stock fresh meats, breads and produce all year long.
 entertainment options will turn the Ballpark              Need more than a loaf of bread? Peoples National
 Village/Cupples Station District into a year-round     Bank and First Bank recently opened new branches
 destination that will keep people downtown long        and Pulaski Bank will open soon, joining a large
 after Pujols has hit his last homerun of the season.   number of full service banks and credit unions
    Yet, many people still have not experienced the     located throughout downtown. The new Fitness
 exciting changes downtown. They still think of         Factory on Washington Avenue has joined two
 Washington Avenue as a noisy club district and         YMCAs, Gold’s Gym and Curves to serve the
 Post Office Square as a collection of vacant and       fitness needs. There are five dry cleaners and
 neglected office buildings long past their prime.      over a dozen hair and beauty salons. Downtown
 They grill residents about lack of services and why    has doctors, dentists, opticians and chiropractors.
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    Between shopping for a new living room and Yet, developers realize that not everyone who
                                            desires an urban lifestyle wants to live in a loft. Many
 trying on a fabulous pair of designer jeans, stop at
                                            of the newer developments utilize more traditional
 one of downtown’s restaurants. There are dozens of
                                            floor plans, while still providing an urban feel;
 choices from casual to elegant. Everyone already
                                            newer developments, such as Park Pacific and The
 knows about Tony’s, Mike Shannon’s, Kemoll’s
                                            Marquette, offer more traditional condominium
 and Dierdorf & Hart’s but they may never have
                                            floor plans. The Edison Condominiums, on top of
 experienced Red Moon’s French-Asian cuisine,
 had drinks at The Dubliner, downtown’s new the Sheraton Hotel on 14th Street, also have a more
                                            traditional design.
 “gastro-pub,” or tried the eclectic tapas offerings
                                               Older residential properties are also undergoing
 at Mosaic. Newest arrivals include Simply Fondue,
                                            renovations. The Mansion House, downtown for
 Franco Latino and Mizu. More restaurants will be
 announced soon!                            the past 40 years, is in the middle of a complete
                                            makeover. The updated spaces and amenities now
    Out on the street and inside the restaurants,
                                            rival the Arch and riverfront views that made
 many people would be surprised at the diversity
                                            Mansion House famous in the 1960s. Developers
 around them. According to recent figures, the
                                            will soon convert the Ford Apartments on Pine
 highest percentage of downtown residents are in
                                            into large, luxury condos. The former Bethesda
 their 20s (26%). But, residents in their 30s, 40s and
                                            Apartments in Plaza Square are now being
 50s each represent nearly 20% of the population,
 proving there is no such thing as a typicalconverted into Blu City Spaces, offering moderately
 downtown dweller.                          priced condominiums.
                                               All of these elements combine to form a vibrant,
    An increase in economic development has led to
                                            diverse, urban neighborhood capable of sustaining
 an increase in diversity. Empty nesters who want to
                                            itself. Downtown residents and business owners
 downsize live next door to young couples that just
                                            alike all talk of a sense of community. The passion
 had their first babies. African-American couples in
                                            they have for their homes and businesses is almost
 their 40s live across the street from international
 students who attend classes at Webster University’s
                                            overwhelming. Check out a Downtown Living                  —is excited to be a part of the pulse.
 downtown campus.                           Tour, a First Friday Gallery Walk or just enjoy a              Not so long ago, there were over 2 million square
                                            weekend dinner and stroll. You’ll see that downtown        feet of vacant space in this neighborhood, the
                                            is a living, breathing, thriving place that thousands      traditional center of downtown. Today, hundreds of
                                                of St. Louisans love to call home.                     new lofts have opened in the historic Paul Brown,
               While much of                           Olive Street is bustling. Business              Bell Telephone and Board of Education buildings.
                                                       professionals        juggle       blueprints    The magnificent Syndicate Trust, Arcade/Wright
          the residential focus downtown has                                                           and Chemical buildings are about to undergo
                                                         and briefcases with a cup of
          been in the old Garment District on              joe from Espresso Mod. Young                similar transformations. A new glass condo tower is
           Washington Avenue and the area                    mothers walk together with babies         being added to the renovated Mayfair Hotel. In less
                                                              in strollers, doing their shopping       than three years, more than 1,000 people will live in
       around Post Office Square, many new
                                                               at City Grocers. Joggers share          the Old Post Office District.
      neighborhoods are emerging. One of the                   the sidewalk with residents who             The Orpheum Theater has been renovated. Plans
     hottest areas is Downtown West, where over                came home at lunch to walk their        are in place for a new plaza north of the Old Post
      750 units are open or under construction.                dogs. Lawyers and students cross        Office, with a large sculpture and fountains. At the
                                                               the street to the newly restored        street level, 100,000 square feet of new commercial
      Westgate, Majestic Stove, Packard and the
                                                              Old Post Office, now home to             space will be added. Completed storefronts are
      Edge Lofts opened in 2006. Adler, Motor                the Missouri Court of Appeals,            filling up with a new bank, restaurants and cafés
        and Locust Lofts and Franklin School                the downtown campus of Webster             and a variety of services from Curves to Fed
           Apartments will open in 2007. The              University and a branch of the St.           Ex/Kinkos. And fittingly, there in the heart of
                                                        Louis Library. Downtown is thriving and        Post Office Square, is a digital clock framed with
             Tudor Lofts will open in 2008.                                                            a sign that reads “Downtown is Alive—The Signs
                                                      everyone involved—investors, residents,
                                                  business owners, office workers and visitors         Are Everywhere.”
                                               Just a few blocks away, Washington Avenue,             Though it's been talked about for years, Washington
                                           the old garment district and former club zone,             Avenue is just now really hitting its stride.
                                           has become a national model for downtown                        The south side of downtown is booming as
                                           revitalization. Perhaps nowhere in the country             well. In fact, the Cupples Station/Ballpark District
                                           is there a more remarkable collection of historic          is about to explode with new development. The
                                           and architecturally significant buildings than on          long abandoned Cupples warehouses are being
                                           Washington Avenue. Yet, just five years ago, most          converted into hotel, residential, office and
                                           of these buildings were vacant or, at best, grossly        retail uses. The Westin Hotel and Cupples Loft
                                           underutilized. Today, virtually every building has         Apartments are already open. The Hammermill
                                           been restored or soon will be.                             Building is opening as headquarters for Rodgers
                                               The district has spread east of Tucker, north and      Townsend Advertising and a new J Bucks
                                           south to Delmar and Locust and west all of the way         restaurant. Warehouses 7, 8 and 9 are being
                                           to Jefferson Avenue and beyond. A $17.5 million            converted to the Ballpark Lofts with a mix of
                                           streetscape and over $1 billion in historic restorations   residential, office and retail. The spectacular new
                                           have converted dozens of warehouses and factories          ballpark opened in 2006 and has already spurred
                                           into a dynamic and diverse neighborhood that is            the makeover of the former Marriott Pavillion into
                                           home to hundreds of loft apartments and condos,            an all new Hilton at the Ballpark while the former
                                           creative office spaces and some of the hottest             Pet Milk office tower has been coverted into
                                           new restaurants, shops and galleries in town.              the Pointe 400 luxury apartments. Meanwhile,
                                              On Washington Avenue neon signs celebrate new           the much anticipated Ballpark Village will begin
                                           life in everything from the Knickerbocker Lofts            construction in the spring of 2007 and bring new
                                           and Flannery’s Pub to a giant popping champagne            retail, restaurants, office and high-rise condos
                                           bottle at the new Windows on Washington. This              to downtown by summer 2009—in time for the
                                           year, over 500 additional residential units will open      Major League Baseball All Star Game. And, with
                                           and several hundred more are under construction or         so much more development coming, downtown
                                           planned. This is St. Louis’ Soho, LoDo or Tribeca.         gets better everyday!




about the downtown st. louis partnership
  The Downtown St. Louis Partnership is a private, membership-based, not-for-profit organization representing large and small
  businesses, professional firms, community organizations and other interested parties, in its efforts to improve the economic
  vitality and the attractiveness of downtown St. Louis. Funded primarily by dues and sponsorships, the Partnership focuses its
  efforts on advocacy, development and member services.
  The Partnership also serves as the manager of the Downtown St. Louis Community Improvement District (CID), a
  non-profit organization that provides enhanced services and programs that make downtown a cleaner, safer, more
  vibrant place. CID initiatives, programs and services include Downtown Development & Investment; Business
  Recruitment & Retention; Housing Development & Marketing; Retail Development; Market Research; Security—
  Supplemental Police Patrol, Downtown CID Guides and Communications Exchange Network; Maintenance &
  Beautification—The Clean Team, Graffiti Removal, Sidewalk Cleaning, Landscaping and Plantings; Marketing, Special
  Events, and Banners; and Publications that promote downtown amenities and offerings—Downtown Visitors Guide,
  Parking Guide and Dining Guide.

  For more information about the Downtown St. Louis Partnership and the Downtown Community
  Improvement District, log on to www.downtownstl.org.                                                                                   .
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       A GRE AT PL AC E




           to call
  home
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                                                                                                                                                                                            Some of
                                                                                                                                                                                          downtown’s
                                                                                                                                                                                             oldest
                                                                                                                                                                                           residential
                                                                                                                                                 jeff fogarty                              properties
    “I did the suburban
                                                                                                                                                                                             are now being
             thing. It’s not me!”                                                                                                                                                      renovated to compete
                                                                                                                                                                                         with all of the newer
                         Downtown is definitely not suburbia. It has              market was not that good. So, the Florissant         walking. He frequents The Dubliner, ZuZu
                                                                                                                                                                                            product that has
                         its own unique set of problems; ones that                native returned to his hometown. “I really           and Breve. His favorite spot right now is
                                                                                                                                                                                       entered the market. A
                         Jeff Fogarty confronts every time he goes                like walking to work,” said Jeff. Yet, Jeff did      Carmine’s Steakhouse. “I try to eat some
                                                                                                                                                                                        $7 million renovation
                         out. Should he drive to the restaurant or                not want to live in a loft. “They were cool,         vegetarian,” he said. Jeff gets questions all
                                                                                                                                                                                       of the Mansion House
                         walk? If he walks, where should he go? Some              but not what I was looking for. I wanted             the time about why he lives downtown.
                                                                                                                                                                                        is now underway that
                         times, the overwhelming choices make living              more of a view. I looked around and found               “For St. Louisans, it’s a foreign idea,”        will remodel all 400
                         downtown a struggle.                                     Pointe 400,” said Jeff.                              he said. But, he thinks that St. Louis will         units, giving them
                             “I did the suburban thing. It’s not                     According to Jeff, the development                soon reach the critical mass it needs to          new, open kitchens,
                         me,” said the 42-year-old data manager                   team at Pointe 400 did an excellent job              become a vibrant, vital city.                     upgraded baths and
                         for US Bank. “I always wanted to live in                 of converting the old Pet Foods corporate               “I don’t know if it will be a big city         bright, contemporary
                         the city.”                                               headquarters into 118 luxury apartments.             like New York or Chicago, but we are on             paint and finishes
                             While working in Chicago, Jeff leased a              Floor to ceiling windows provide an excellent        the cusp of having a lot of people living             to go with their
                         high-rise apartment downtown. He loved                   view of downtown and the Arch.                       downtown and a lot of nightlife,” he said.      spectacular views. Blu
                         it, and considered staying there, but the job               Rather than driving, Jeff spends his time         I love it.”                                     City Spaces represents
                                                                                                                                                                                           a complete, $18
                                                                                                                                                                                         million makeover of
                                                                                                                                                                                        the former Bethesda
 overall development                                                                                                                                                                      Senior Apartments
  • Between 1999 and 2006, $3.75 billion were invested downtown
                                                                                                                                                                                             into affordable
                                                                                                                                                                                           condominiums at
  • In 2007 alone, an additional $1 billion in investment is planned for downtown. Major projects getting underway in 2007
   include Ballpark Village, St. Louis Center Dillards, The Arcade and Park Pacific. These four projects alone will add nearly 1,000
                                                                                                                                                                                         Plaza Square. Plans
   units of housing and 500,000 square feet of new retail, restaurants and entertainment.                                                                                                 are also underway
  • Improved public spaces and pedestrian friendly streets are an important part of downtown’s revival. In addition to Washington                                                         for a renovation of
   Avenue, new streetscapes are now being planned for other downtown streets. Planning is also underway for a re-imagined Riverfront                                                    the Ford Apartments,
   and the entire Gateway Mall. A brand new park and public plaza is being built immediately north of the Old Post Office and                                                           Gentry’s Landing and
   will open in 2008.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Jefferson Arms.
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                                                           “A sort of reverse Green                                  According to Brian, the cost of living downtown
                                                           Acres, is how Tim Copley
                                                                   ”                                                 was comparable to other areas of the city.
                                                           described his move from                                      “There is an excitement and camaraderie that
                                                           a small farm in Godfrey,                                  people have living downtown,” said Brian, a native
                                                                                                                     of Philadelphia. “You see the same people.”
                                                           Illinois, to the Marquette.
                                                                                                                        Jennifer had friends living downtown and after
                                                                                                                     touring a few buildings, Brian and Jennifer decided
                                                            They enjoy strolling to the Bamboo Bistro at             that loft living fit their lifestyle. They chose the
                                                         4th and Olive at least once a week. They can                Printers Lofts based on price, quality, options and
                                                         walk to the Arch, ballgames and even City                   layout. They then waited 18 months for the condo
                                                         Grocers. A short car trip and they are picking out          that they wanted.
                                                         farm-fresh produce at Soulard Farmers’ Market.                 “Our condo is on the edge of Washington
                                                         Yet, the Copleys haven’t lost that small town               Avenue, so it is not as noisy,” said Brian. He also
                                                         feel. They see friends and neighbors everywhere–            likes that their unit does not share walls with any
                                                         in coffee shops, at restaurants, on the street.             of the other units.
                                                         But mostly, they enjoy something that you would                Before moving downtown, Brian and Jennifer
                                                         never find in a small town—“elevator camaraderie.”          lived in Benton Park. “In Benton Park and Soulard,
                                                                                                                     you knew the people on your block, but not in the


 tim &                                                                        brian &                                neighborhood…[Downtown] there is a feeling of
                                                                                                                     community,” said Brian.

                                                                               jennifer                                 When Jennifer and Brian walk around downtown

    mary copley                                                       rappaport
                                                                                                                     with Abraham, they feel safe. They especially like
                                                                                                                     the new streetscape and lights on Washington

 “A sort of reverse Green Acres,” is how
 Tim Copley described his move from a small
 farm in Godfrey, IL, to the Marquette. For 10
 years, Tim and his wife, Mary, raised sheep,
 cows and chickens near the rural Illinois town.
    “Our neighbors in Godfrey wondered how we
 could make such a drastic change,” said Tim, a
 seventh grade science teacher at McKinley Classical
 Junior Academy in Soulard. Although they have
 kept the farm, the Copleys spend more than 60
 percent of their time in downtown St. Louis.
      Mary actually suggested the move, Tim
                                                                                                                                                                             KAREN J.
                                                                                                                                                                             HARRIS
 said. “I had never lived in a big city. It was
 very appealing to live downtown where
 things were going on. I liked the downtown              Abraham Rappaport learned to walk in the grass              Avenue. Brian can’t wait for the
                                                                                                                                                                               DMD
 dynamics. It was changing, exciting,” said Tim.         underneath the Arch. His parents, Jennifer and              other streets in the area to be
     The Copleys wanted to simplify their lives.         Brian, frequently take him to the City Museum.              similarly renovated.
 Raising livestock and working full-time at other        Abraham’s playgroup of stay-at-home moms has                   Before Abraham came along,
 jobs was time consuming. They wanted time to            seven regular members.                                      Jennifer worked at Amdocs. She quit
 travel, to relax and enjoy life. With the Metrolink        “This is a really good place for families to be,” said   last year to take care of Abraham full time.
 practically on their doorstep, getting to the airport   Jennifer about their home in the Printers Lofts.            When the new parents go out for the evening,
 couldn’t be easier.                                        Brian, a marketing vice president agreed, “There         they love to grab bar food at the places along
     Mary, vice president of wholesaling and retailing   is so much diversity that someone in the suburbs            Washington Avenue.
 for Matthews Book Company in Westport, loved            won’t get. It’s a much different experience and we             With his daily walks to the Arch, though,
 the more traditional floor plan of the Marquette        think that’s a good thing.”                                 Abraham is seeing a lot more than most suburban
 condominiums. Living downtown, the Copleys have            Brian and Jennifer did not have any children             kids his age. Instead of walking by 500 houses in the
 traded in their tractor for good walking shoes.         when they moved into the Printers Lofts in 2005.            suburbs, Abraham is watching a city take shape.
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          jessie miller
 Jessie Miller has a thing for dogs. She and her         and Copia. “Mosaic is great for drinks.”
 Chihuahua, Hemi, wander around downtown                     Her out-of-town guests get a kick out of the
 three times a day. According to her, the best thing     French-Asian cuisine at Red Moon, and love
 about UMA, a popular home accessories store, is         imbibing at the Dubliner.
 that she can bring her dog inside. The first thing          Yet, residents take up most of the seats
 she mentioned about Bandbox Dry Cleaners isn’t          at Wasabi.
 their great deal on shirts, but that the owner brings       “More and more people are moving downtown.
 his dog, Quatro, to the shop every day.                 It’s less like taking a risk,” Jessie said, although,
    “I was first attracted to the urban area three and   downtown still has a small, neighborhood feel.
 a half years ago,” said Jessie. “I loved it and have        “I’ve made a lot of friends in the neighborhood.
 been here ever since.”                                  I see people at the coffee shop in the morning
    Since 2003, the 25-year-old has lived in the         and in the afternoon when I am walking my dog.
 Merchandise Mart and Gray’s Lofts. Last October         They are some of the best friends I’ve ever made,”
 she bought a loft in the Westgate.                      Jessie said.
    Downtown living offered the young professional           And safety has never been an issue.
 everything she wanted.                                      “I almost roll my eyes now at people when they
    Her loft had hardwood floors, exposed brick          ask about safety,” she said.                             “More and more people
 and an open floor plan.                                     Her advice? Be aware of your surroundings and        are moving downtown.
    Every year, the available services increase.         don’t park your car in a dark alley.
    “I can walk to the bank, grocery store and dry           Though Jessie loves living downtown, she did
                                                                                                                  It’s less like taking
 cleaner,” Jessie said, although she did admit that      have to make one concession.                                     ”
                                                                                                                  a risk, Jessie said,
 she rarely cooks, preferring to dine out.                   “I really wanted a big dog,” she said. “But, I       although, downtown
    “Every month a new restaurant or shop opens,”        decided to get a little dog. It was easier to take out   still has a small,
 she said. Her current favorites are UMA, Blend          a Chihuahua.”                                            neighborhood feel.
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                                                          leases expire, the apartments undergo extensive             a 15-year-old boy. In the end, she decided that one
                                                          renovations. Joel was able to move from his                 condo would not fit her needs. Park Pacific worked
                                                          temporary rooms to a newly renovated apartment.             with her and eventually they combined two units to
                                                          “My view in Chicago would be high rent,” said               create the perfect space for Kathryn and her son.
                                                          Joel, of his two-bedroom apartment overlooking                   “I wanted a place with enough room for us
                                                          the Arch.                                                   to co-exist. I wanted Ken to have some privacy,”
                                                             In addition to the new amenities, Joel got               said Kathryn. While waiting for their Park Pacific
                                                          restaurants, green space and sporting events, all           condo to be completed, the Leeps are already
                                                          within walking distance. Joel thinks that downtown          living downtown at the Marquette. For Ken, the
                                                          St. Louis is poised for revitalization. “In Indianapolis,   transition to downtown living has been easy. “We
                                                          we had a shopping center similar to St. Louis Center.       know how to live in the city,” said Kathryn. She
                                                          They convinced people to reinvest in downtown. It           said that Ken takes the Metrolink to school at
                                                          regained life. I think St. Louis is right on the edge of    Crossroads College Preparatory in the morning and
                                                          doing that as well.” Joel won’t be leaving downtown         often rides his bike in the area.
                                                          anytime soon. “I’m still getting my bearings, but I’m           Recently, Kathryn was an executive producer
                                                          not exploring other areas too eagerly,” he said. “I’m       on the new movie Ghost Image starring Elisabeth
                                                          too content.”                                               Rohm from Law & Order. The movie was filmed
                                                                                                                      in the Washington Avenue Loft District. While

                                                                   kathryn &                                          the cast and crew was in town Kathryn took them
                                                                                                                      all over downtown. “They really loved Mosaic,”

                                                                     ken leep                                         said Kathryn.
                                                                                                                          Kathryn anticipates that more Hollywood
                                                                                                                      celebrities will discover the great restaurants and
                                                          Scooter rental and an infinity pool sold Ken on             shops on Washington Avenue.
                                                          Park Pacific. His mother, Kathryn Leep, took a
  joel reuter                                             little more convincing. As the former owner of
                                                                                                                          Because St. Louis is such a cost-effective place
                                                                                                                      for filming and provides a persuasive welcome,

 September 2006. Downtown. A little team called
 the Cardinals was poised to take the World Series,
 and Joel Reuter moved into the Mansion House.
    “My timing was impeccable,” said Joel, a
 divorced 43-year-old who relocated to St.
 Louis from Indianapolis. “The energy and life
 was electrifying.”
    What a way to meet a city! It should be no
 surprise that the senior vice president at Fleishman-
 Hillard never left, although life did slow down a bit
 after the baseball season ended.
    “It’s very quiet living [at the Mansion House].
 A very friendly community within the downtown
 community,” said Joel. “I like the cross-section
 of people. They’re young and old, international          the Fleur-de-Lys Mansion Bed and Breakfast on               Kathryn thinks that more people than ever will see
 students, elderly women.”                                Russell, Kathryn knew how to pamper others and              their downtown homes on the big screen.
    Because he lives in one of the older buildings        now wanted some pampering for herself.
                 downtown, he has encountered a              “I loved the amenities offered [at Park Pacific].
                       few raised eyebrows. Many          I liked the idea of a market in the building, and                “I loved the amenities
                          people do not know about        the finishes were wonderful,” said Kathryn. A clear              offered [at Park Pacific].
                           the exciting changes           view of three parks did not hurt either.                         I liked the idea of a
                           taking place at Mansion           At first, the lack of space concerned Kathryn.                market in the building,
                           House. The building has        Moving from a 7,000 square foot mansion to a                     and the finishes were
                           been undergoing extensive      1,000 square foot condominium would definitely
                                                                                                                           wonderful.  ”
                         renovations. After the current   be downsizing. Plus, she would share the space with
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                                                                                                                     “We were interested
                                                                                                                     in getting rid of the
                                                                                                                     guy who cuts the
                                                                                                                     grass, the guy who
                                                                                                                     rakes the leaves. ”




                                                                                                                   keith &
                                                                                                                    virginia
                                                                                                                   phoenix


  When Keith and Virginia Phoenix decided to                 For Virginia, it was the quality of the workmanship
  downsize, downtown seemed like the ideal location.      and the convenience. With Metrolink across the
  The couple would be spending most of their time in      street, they could reach the airport in less than half
  Hilton Head, SC, so a big house in Ladue seemed         an hour, an important consideration since they fly
  like an unnecessary headache.                           often between here and South Carolina.
     “We were looking for a change,” said Keith, a           When they moved into the Edison, Keith did
  lawyer with Sandberg, Phoenix and von Gontard,          not expect them to make as many friends as
  P.C. “We were interested in getting rid of the guy      they did. “We made very, very good friends here
  who cuts the grass, the guy who rakes the leaves.”      in the building,” said Keith. “We made friends
     His wife, Virginia agreed. “At the time we were      with more people in the first year than in 12 years
  in transition, moving to South Carolina, but we still   in Ladue.”
  needed to have a presence in St. Louis.”                   On Sundays, up to four couples will gather at
     Plus, Keith would be close to the courthouse         the Phoenixes’ condo and Keith will cook dinner.
  and his office at One City Center, and Virginia         He credits the closer, simpler lifestyle with allowing
  would be close to her job as a professor of surgery     more time for friends and activities.
  at Washington University.                                  Virginia never realized there were so many active
     When they toured the downtown developments,          churches downtown.
  they fell in love with the Edison Condominiums.            “That speaks a lot to the neighborhood,”
  The traditional floor plan appealed to the couple,      she said.
  as did its location.                                       The number of neighborhoods
     “We felt that it had more security and stability     was also something of a surprise.
  because it was on top of the hotel,” said Keith. The       “There are so many little
  Edison Condos share a building with the Sheraton        neighborhoods, each with their
  Hotel on 14th Street.                                   own shops, services and amenities.”
downtown stl living




     angel                      &      michelle medina
                                                                                                                   “I used to look out and see derelict buildings
                                                                                                                and boarded up windows. Now, those same
                                                                                                                windows show people eating dinner. It is fabulous
                                                                                                                to see the buildings transformed,” said the owner
                                                                                                                of the Philip Slein Gallery.
                                                                                                                   Philip’s gallery, just a few blocks from his
                                                                                                                home in the University Lofts, has an “edgy,
                                                                                                                hip, comic book aesthetic.” The gallery shows
                                                                                                                everything from contemporary painting to print
                                                                                                                making, from photos to sculpture.
                                                                                                                   Philip also manages the Des Lee Gallery for
                                                                                                                  Washington University. It opened in the first
                                                                                                                      floor of the University Lofts in the 1990s.
                                                                                                                        The gallery shows the work of Washington
                                                                                                                         University’s fine arts students, as well as
Angel and Michelle Medina consider the Elder               here for four years and
                                                                                                                         faculty members’ pieces.
Shirt Lofts quite a change from their first home           never been approached or
                                                                                                                            “It took a little courage to come down
in St. Louis.                                              bothered,” said Michelle.
                                                                                                                         here,” said Philip, the first resident in the
   “We spent our first six months at the Residence            The Medinas’ three cats
                                                                                                                        University Lofts.
Inn by the Galleria,” said Michelle.                       seem to like it as well. They
                                                                                                                       At the time, Washington Avenue was
   In 2003, the Medinas moved from Baltimore               love the giant windows that afford
                                                                                                              mostly boarded up buildings and artists’ studios. As
after Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington                ever-changing views of all the activity on
                                                                                                             developers realized the potential of the area, more
University recruited Angel to be the director of           the street.
                                                                                                             buildings were renovated and more galleries opened.
their Radiation Oncology departments.

                                                                   philip slein
                                                                                                             Developers, such as the McGowan brothers, made
   “I’m from Philadelphia, and Angel is from New
                                                                                                             space available for artists and galleries.
York. We had lived in the D.C. suburbs and on the
                                                                                                                Philip was able to open his gallery in 2003,
cusp of the county in Balitmore,” said Michelle.
                                                                                                             because the developers provided space on the
“When we moved here, we wanted to be part of
                                                                                                             ground floors of their loft and condominium
downtown living.”
                                                                                                             developments. Now, Philip draws 300-400 people
   “For the prices, we could afford to live there,” said
                                                                                                             into the area each month for art openings.
Angel. “We didn’t feel we were getting the bang for
                                                                                                                “They probably won’t buy anything from me,”
our buck in West County or Ladue. We would still
                                                                                                             said Philip, “but they will go to the restaurants.”
have to get in our car to drive to things.”
                                                                                                             This prompts Phillip to mention that he loves the
   In the past four years, the Medinas have seen an
                                                                                                             Terriaki Steak at Red Moon. He also mentions
amazing increase in retail businesses, restaurants
                                                                                                             their great bartender, Hans.
and services.
                                                                                                                That sense of community is another thing that
   “Before, the walk to America’s Center [from
                                                                                                             keeps Philip on Washington.
the Elder Shirt Lofts on Lucas and 13th] was so
                                                                                                                “There is a sense of being part of this thing that
desolate,” said Michelle. Now, she said, many more
                                                                                                             has been unique. Other people feel that, too. You
people are on the streets. Their favorite downtown
                                                                                                             see friends and neighbors on the street.”
treasures include the burgers at Missouri Bar and
Grill and sushi at Rue 13.                                                                                      Philip sees a very bright future for downtown,
   It is no longer a “dark downtown,” as one of the                                                          with the new Ballpark Village and Pinnacle Casino.
Medinas’ out-of-town friends described it a few                                                              He couldn’t imagine going back to a standard type
years ago. The lights and other improvements on                                                              of house.
Washington Avenue have made the area brighter,                As one of the first loft residents downtown,      “It’s the hippest street in St. Louis,” said
cleaner and safer.                                         Philip Slein has seen Washington Avenue go        Philip of Washington Avenue." I wouldn’t be
   “It’s as safe as any other downtown…I’ve lived          through startling changes.                        here if I didn’t think it was the right place to be.”
  NEW
Stores & Restaurants Make Renaissance Real

Downtown sparkles on the First Friday Gallery               For others, a space downtown was the
Walk. New art exhibits premiere, most shops in the       perfect opportunity to strike out on their own.
area stay open late, and both residents and visitors     Evan Bronstein and Johann Hommel left the
pack trendy restaurants. It is a vision of what every    Lawrence Group to start Baseline Workshop, a
Friday in downtown should be.                            home furnishings and architectural design studio.
    Since 2003, that eclectic vibe has attracted over    Baseline’s classic contemporary designs cater to all
60 new retail stores, galleries and restaurants. They    sorts of living. The space itself reflects the Baseline
sell everything from jewelry to gelato, and they are     philosophy that the best way to honor the old is to
all part of an urban shopping experience.                create something worthy to stand beside it.
    The only way to describe the downtown business          “We were fortunate [the opportunity] came
owners is passionate. Watch the eyes of Baseline’s       when it did,” said Evan. “Downtown is really taking
Evan Bronstein light up when he talks about              on a new life and vibrancy.”
buildings in St. Louis. Listen to Wendy Noory               Many retailers provide products that St. Louisans
describe how she watched Atom’s space on Olive           could only find in Chicago until the stores opened
for over three years before opening her store. Just      downtown. UMA’s Mike Finan saw a need for
like downtown’s residents, the business owners           contemporary accessories and home goods. He
work every day to create something special. There        now owns the only store in downtown St. Louis
is just something about downtown that draws              that sells Chilewich, a type of woven vinyl flooring,
people in.                                               tablecloths and bags. Paper Dolls is the only place
    Beverly Russina and her son Mike owned the           in America that someone can buy anything from
men’s store Boxers in the Central West End for           Macu. Other upscale fashion lines include Porrage,
the last 16 years. When their lease expired, they        Max and Cleo, and LCD jeans.
moved downtown.                                             “[Paper Dolls] was needed. With all the
    “We toured downtown and liked the community,         restaurants and lofts, it seemed like a good place
the energy,” said Beverly. The space available allowed   to help build the city up,” said owner and former
the mother-son duo to consolidate their men’s store      model Katy Maak. Paper Dolls joins Lee J.’s,
and Internet business into one location and open         Masulla, Levine Hat Co. Levin’s and Marte Shoes
the lingerie shop Beverly’s Hill next door.              as fashion stores on Washington Avenue.
    Some newly opened stores downtown have                   “I live and work within 10 blocks,” said Pat Shannon       Yet, downtown did not spring up overnight. For
already expanded. UMA opened in October 2005              who lives in the McGowan Lofts. “It’s amazing the          years, the Missouri Bar and Grille was a hang out for
and doubled in size only a year later. Casa Semplice      support residents have for local retail businesses. They   Post-Dispatch and Globe-Democrat reporters. Now, loft
moved to a larger location after its first year. City     are so supportive of the neighborhood.” Shannon’s          dwellers are discovering their fantastic burgers. Mike
Grocers will more than double its size when it moves      brother, son and several other relatives also live in      Shannon’s, which relocated in 2006 to a larger space
into the The Syndicate building this fall.                lofts downtown.                                            on Market St., has been downtown for over 30 years.
    “It surprised me how quickly St. Louis embraced          For Steven Lacy, his loft at 2020 Lofts became his      The restaurant, famous for its steaks and seafood,
the development of downtown. St. Louisans show a          business, Christopher Stevens Salon. The hairstylist       added more items for loft dwellers.
lot of loyalty once they discover a store,” said UMA’s    converted the space into a salon last year. He now            “We serve most items a la carte, which is fine
Mike Finan.                                               styles Nelly’s and Chingy’s hair in his old residence.     on a business account, but can get expensive for the
    Because there are so many new lofts, downtown            Now, local businesses see downtown as the perfect       average diner, so we’ve added 10 items to our ‘Plates
is the perfect place for home and design stores. Kay      location for a second store. Salt of the Earth, a home     with Accompaniments,’ which offer a side dish with
Maschek, an architect from China, opened Blue Boat        décor store featuring items from Mexico and Italy,         the entrée.,” said Pat Shannon.
Designs to help developers and designers outfit lofts.    opened its second location on Olive. Good Works, a            Whether it's a Mimosa Mornings at Atom,
Her modern design shop focuses on kitchen and bath        furniture store in The Loop, is opening a downtown         an art opening at the Philip Slein Gallery, or an
supplies and offers European-style fixtures, cabinetry,   location in 2007.                                          Irish film at The Dubliner, someone downtown
finishes, tiles and lighting.                                Just like everywhere else in the city, downtown         is always offering something special. Passionate
    With the first floor restaurant and retail space,     residents love to eat. Places like Copia Urban             business owners and residents create a uniquely urban
owners have the unique opportunity to live and work       Winery, The Dubliner, Kitchen K, Mosaic, Lucas             feeling, more like New York or San Francisco than
in the same building. Some of the stores with owners      Park Grille, have all been fabulously successfull.         a medium-sized midwestern city. Shopping
or managers who also live downtown include Mike           Franco Latino, Mizu, Simply Fondue and Tigin,              downtown you will find products that you can’t
Shannon’s, UMA, Casa Semplice and the Philip              among others, will join the ever growing downtown          get anywhere else. More importantly, you will
Slein Gallery.                                            dining destinations.                                       find a community unlike anything else.
                                           While new housing and major entertainment projects get most of the press, perhaps
                                           the greatest breakthrough in downtown’s revival is the return of street level retail.
                                           Only three years have passed since the Partnership, St. Louis Development
                                           Corporation and the City of St. Louis launched a retail strategy to attract new
                                           storefront businesses to the downtown core. Since then, over 60 new retail businesses
                                           have opened, serving residents, visitors and office workers with a growing array of
                                           locally owned shops, restaurants, galleries and services. Here is just a sample of the
                                           new businesses that have opened or will be arriving soon. For a complete list
                                           and interactive map of downtown shops, restaurants and services, go to
                                           www.downtownstlshopping.org.


                                                                     SHOPS & SERVICES
ATOM                                                           ENGLISH LIVING                                              for work by artists and craftspeople of South Asia.
513 Olive St. • www.atom-designs.com                           1520 Washington Ave. • www.englishliving.com                MacroSun offers home décor, fashion, jewelry,
From sleek contemporary to updated classic and funky           Voted to St. Louis Magazine’s A List as “Best Traditional   accessories, artifacts and gifts from India, Indonesia,
modern. A unique collection of furniture, art, lighting        Furniture Store”, English Living has moved downtown,        Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
and accessories as well as jewelry, handbags and scarves.      doubled their size and added new lines including “Paris
Featuring exclusive designers such as Agnes & Hoss,            Loft”, “City Living” and “Tuscan Living”. Also, look        MASULLA
Modern Outdoor and tuliptopia.                                 for lots more art and accessories plus a new London         1301 Washington Ave. • masulla.com
                                                               Tea Room offering traditional teas, light lunches and       Live well. Love much. Shop often. That’s the motto
BASELINE WORKSHOP                                              scrumptious desserts.                                       for this women’s boutique, newly opened in Fashion
1120 Washington Ave. • www.baselineworkshop.com                                                                            Square. Expect to find trends right off the runway
A showroom and art gallery owned by architects/designers       FITNESS FACTORY                                             and a shop owner well-versed in all the elements of
and offering contemporary Italian-design kitchens, storage     1314 Washington Ave. • www.stlfitnessfactory.com            cultivating a distinctive style. Masulla features exclusive
and furniture plus floor and wall coverings and accessories.   Brand new, 19,000 square foot, state-of-the-art fitness     styles from Sofada; the House of Dereon, Beyoncé
Exclusive St. Louis dealer for Poliform and Varenna and        center and tanning salon. Personal trainers, group          and Tina Knowles’ designer label; Yoana Baraschi, a
also Tre-Piu door systems and Flexform furnishings.            classes. Featuring “country club” style wooden lockers,     former sculptor and protégé of designer Betsey Johnson;
                                                               showers, steam rooms and grooming areas plus free           and Frankie B, the Los Angeles-based haven for funky
BEVERLY’S HILL                                                 parking for members.                                        denim. Masulla also offers accessories such as handbags,
1309 Washington Ave. • www.123underwear.com                                                                                jewelry and sunglasses, including the Tom Ford line.
An eclectic fashion boutique of women’s intimates,             GOODWORKS II
swimwear and active wear by such hot designers as              905 Washington Ave. • www.goodworksfurniture4u.com          NICHE
Ginch Gonch, Punto Blanco, Spanx and Honeydew.                 One of St. Louis’ favorite destinations for reasonably      922 Washington Ave. • nichestl.com
Located next to Boxers in Fashion Square.                      priced, beautifully designed, contemporary furniture        St. Louis-based, The Lawrence Group, one of the
                                                               and accessories, perfect for a loft or traditional home.    leading architecture and interior design firms in the U.S.,
BLEND                                                          The new downtown store offers an expanded selection         has opened this stylish showroom and retail store in the
1113 Locust St. • www.blend-home.com                           of furnishings for bedroom, living room and dining plus     heart of downtown St. Louis. Opened just 3 years ago,
Traditional, modern and custom home furnishings and            carpets, lighting, accents and gifts.                       the store is relocating to a larger space in the Marquette
accessories. From antiques to custom steel and glass.                                                                      Building where they will offer an expanded selection of
Plus popular designs by Bodum, Aceray, Emeco and Art           KENARY PARK                                                 modern and transitional style furnishings and accessories
Classics Ltd, among others.                                    1315 Washington Ave. • www.kenaryparkflorist.com            by top designers such as Knoll, Herman Miller and
                                                               Award winning floral design, cards, gifts, jewelry &        Baker as well as numerous boutiques lines.
BLUE BOAT DESIGNS                                              home accents.
1607 Washington Ave. • www.blueboatdesigns.com                                                                             PAPER DOLL
When your taste exceeds your budget, don’t miss Blue           KRAM                                                        1021 Washington Ave. • www.paperdolls-stl.com
Boat’s showroom for modern architectural fixtures,             212 N. 9th St. • www.handbagsbykram.com                     Original international designers, exclusive European
furnishings and accessories. Featuring European design         Offering a high fashion look at great prices. Women’s       design and professional fashion consulting. Dresses,
and quality plumbing, hardware, cabinets, lighting             accessories from independent designers in New               skirts, pants, tops and accessories featuring Macu,
and surfaces.                                                  York and Chicago. Handbags, headbands, jewelry              Muchacha, J & Co. Denim.
                                                               and sunglasses.
BOXERS                                                                                                                     SALT OF THE EARTH
1305 Washington Ave. • www.123underwear.com                    LEE J’S                                                     1123 Locust. St. • www.salt-earth.com
St. Louis’ favorite fashion boutique for men’s underwear,      1000 Washington Ave. • leejfashions.com                     Skillfully crafted traditional and contemporary art by
swimwear, loungewear and activewear, has moved downtown        Discover the finest in men’s and women’s fashion,           European and Mexican artisans. Everything is hand-
to Fashion Square with an expanded selection by popular        shoes and accessories from such renowned labels as          made and every piece, from painted furniture to jewelry
designers including Mundo, Rips, JM and 2(x)ist.               Gucci, Kenneth Cole, Andrew Marc, Calvin Klein,             and glazed ceramics to hand-blown glass, exudes the
                                                               7 diamonds, fcuk and Marie Francois Girbaud.                essence of the culture from which it came.
CASA SEMPLICE                                                  Lee J’s also specializes in custom made suits, shirts
419 N. 10th St. • www.casasemplice.com                         and slacks.                                                 UMA
Kitchenware with a modern sensibility. Cookware,                                                                           1100 Locust St. • www.iloveuma.com
tabletop, linens, cooking tools and small appliances           MACRO SUN INTERNATIONAL                                     Contemporary furnishings, accessories and gifts for the
from high quality manufacturers like Bosch, Scanpan,           1310 Washington Ave. • www.macrosun.com                     home. Spa, lighting, textiles and decorative items from
Kahla and Abra Cadabra.                                        A colorful, eclectic and authentic international market     the likes of Jonathan Adler, Ogus and Chilewich.
                RESTAURANTS
                                                                      MOSAIC
    AN AMERICAN PLACE                                                 1101 Lucas. Moving to an expanded location at 1005
    822 Washington Ave. • www.americanplacestl.com                    Washington Ave. in summer 2007 • www.mosaictapas.com
    Internationally acclaimed chef, Larry Forgione serves up          Mosaic is one of the most popular new restaurants in
    fresh, rich, ripe, native ingredients in a lush collection of     St. Louis, winning numerous awards including Best
    recipes that reflect the rich bounty of American cuisine.         New Restaurant, Best Fusion Restaurant and a Top
    Chef Paul Prudhome called this exquisite room “the                Ten Restaurant in Sauce, RFT, St. Louis Magazine
    most beautiful restaurant in America”. An American                and St. Louis Home and Lifestyle. Mosaic offers
    Place is also home to Indigo Lounge for before, after             an eclectic mix of international hot and cold tapas
    and late night drinks and light fare.                             from Rabbitt Pot Pie, Moroccan Kebobs and Korean
                                                                      Barbecue to Creole Lobster and Crawfish Risotto.
    COPIA URBAN WINERY                                                Private and outdoor dining available.
    1122 Washington Ave. • www.copiawine.com
    Traditional American cuisine with a progressive twist.            RED MOON
    Highlights include Potato Encrusted Grouper, Bison                1500 St. Charles St. • www.redmoon-stl.com
    Meatloaf and Grilled Chicken Lasagna. Extensive                   From the minute you step into Red Moon, guests are
    wine selection for dining and takehome. Sophisticated             greeted by a provocative yet warm urban décor that
    but relaxed setting with tall, wood-beamed ceilings,              fills the eyes with color, style, texture and soul. Red
    exposed brick walls and large outdoor wine garden.                Moon features classical Asian dishes prepared with a
    Indoor and outdoor fireplaces. Upstairs and downstairs            contemporary French flair incorporating specialties from
    wine cellar for tastings and special occasion dining.             Vietnam, China and Thailand. A rich multi-cultural,
                                                                      theatrical experience that is a feast for all of the senses.
    THE DUBLINER                                                      Acclaimed locally and nationally including being named
    1025 Washington Ave. • dublinerstl.com                            by Food and Wine Magazine as one of the Top 100
    The Dubliner is an authentic European gastro pub serving          Asian Restaurants in America.
    high quality Irish-inspired food. Traditional Irish
    ingredients are used in combination with locally produced         SHANNON’S
    lamb, chickens, vegetables and fruit. As with the chefs in        620 Market St. • shannonsteak.com
    Ireland, sustainable food sources are at the forefront. The       Hardly a newcomer to downtown but the recent
    menu is varied both in price and substance. The Dubliner          move to a new location and the dramatic design and
    also offers live Irish music, theater nights in The Dublin        expansion have created an amazing buzz for this
    Room, televised world soccer, rugby, football and hurling         venerable steakhouse. Shannon’s offers well-prepared,
    and in-house darts and billiards.                                 classic fare - steaks, chops and seafood in an upscale
                                                                      setting. Market Street views from the bar and main
    FRANCO LATINO                                                     dining room. Ballpark views from “The Outfield” and
    1511 Washington Ave. • www.francolatino.com                       “The Terrace.” Celebrity views from everywhere. A
    Opening summer 2007. Franco Latino is renowned                    place to see and be seen.
    Idaho chef, Jon Mortimer’s inspired culinary fusion of
    European techniques with Latin flavors. Entrees include           SIMPLY FONDUE
    the “Frenchilada”, a chicken and pork chili Verde crepe           1629 Locust St. • www.simplyfondue.com
    with three salsas; Dungeness Crab Rellenos; and Pork              Simply Fondue offers a classic cuisine with a new
    Prime Rib with green rice and “panto loco”. Destined to           twist. The menu boasts a wide array of tender meats,
    be the one of St. Louis’ hottest new restaurants.                 and fresh seafood and four savory cooking styles and
                                                                      signature sauces. Simply Fondue also offers healthy
    KITCHEN K                                                         options to fill the stomach and not the waistline
    1000 Washington Ave. • www.kitchen-k.com                          including vegetarian selections and fondue bases with
    Opened in August 2003, Kitchen K was the first in                 light, herbal-blended broths and cholesterol-free oils.
    the new wave of downtown restaurants and is still                 There are also several “unfondue” selections including
    going strong. Simple design, 22’ ceilings, exposed                shrimp cocktails and dim sum. Of course, it wouldn’t
    brick walls and an open kitchen nicely frame the                  be fondue without dessert. Simply Fondue offers
    positive vibe and eclectic menu that offers something             thirteen sinfully delicious chocolate desserts as well as
    for everyone from pan-seared duck to blue corn sea                designer drinks and an interesting selection of wines.
    scallops to Jamaican jerk chicken. The K Bar is also
    a popular spot with downtown residents and business               WASHINGTON AVE. POST
    types for happy hour and after hours.                             1312 Washington Ave
                                                                      This is the kind of fun, funky, eclectic shop, loved by
    LUCAS PARK GRILLE                                                 the locals, that can only be found in a diverse, city
    1234 Washington Ave. • www.lucasparkgrille.com                    neighborhood. It’s a café and business center with
�   Envision a steakhouse in a beautifully appointed ski
    lodge located in a century old building in the heart of
                                                                      great coffee, bagels and sweets; home-made soups, chili
                                                                      and sandwiches; stationary and business supplies; and
    the old Washington Avenue Garment District. Lucas                 printing and shipping services. “The Post” is also home
    Park Grille offers five-star filets, locally raised lamb, fresh   to the wildly popular Crepes In The City offering “to
    seabass and over 250 wines for the wine connoisseur.              die for” crepes to locals and visitors every weekend.
    The dazzling interior includes a gorgeous full bar,
    multiple fireplaces, a cozy mezzanine, a private dinning
    area and a large outdoor deck. Also popular as a late night
    destination with live music and lively conversation.
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                                                             N                80        58                                       UNDER                                 22 City Museum Lofts              44 Knickerbocker Lofts          67   Plaza Square Apartments
                                                             69               78                                                 CONSTRUCTION                          23 Cochran Tower                  45 Leather Trades Lofts         68   Pointe 400
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                                                             W                                                                                                         24 Cochran Plaza                  46 Locust St. Lofts             69   Printers Lofts (Bldg. B)
                                                        21                    8                                                  1 8th St. Lofts                       25 Columbus Square                47 The Lofts @ Jack             69   Printers Lofts (Bldg. C)
                                                             6                64       22                 19                     2 10th St. Lofts                         Single Family Homes               Thompson Square              70   Railway Lofts
                                    67                       76               42                                                 3 2020 Lofts                          26 Columbus Square                48 The Lofts @ 315              71   Roberts Lofts on the Plaza
                                                                     34                                                          4 Adler Lofts                            Townhomes                      49 Louderman Lofts              72   Rudman on the Park
                                                                                                                                 5 Alexander Lofts                     27 Courtyards @ Cityside Apts.    50 Lucas Lofts                  73   Switzer Lofts
13                                       36                                                                                      6 Annex Lofts                         28 Cupples Station Apts.          51 Majestic Stove Lofts         74   Syndicate, The
                                                                 40                                                              7 Arcade, The                         29 Denim Lofts                    52 Mansion House                75   Terrace Lofts
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                                                                                                                                 8 Art Lofts                           30 Dorsa Lofts                    53 Marquette, The               76   Terra Cotta Lofts
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                                                                                                                                 9 Avenida, The                        31 Edge Lofts                     54 McGowan Lofts                77   T.M. Sayman Bldg.
                                                                 72            9                                                 10 Bankers Lofts                      32 Edison Condominiums            55 Merchandise Mart             78   University Lofts
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                                                                  15          54                                                 11 Bee Hat Lofts                      33 Elder Shirt Lofts              56 Meridian, The                79   Vangard Lofts
                                         U                    41 47           16                                                 12 Bell Lofts                         34 Ely Walker Lofts               57 Motor Lofts                  80   Ventana, The
                                                                                                                                 13 Blanke Building                    35 Fashion Square                 58 Moon Bros. Carriage Lofts    81   Washington Ave Apts
                                                                     56       81                                                 14 Blu City Spaces                    36 Ford Condos                    59 Murphy Park                  82   Westgate Lofts
                                                              5                                                        20        15 Bodega Lofts                       37 Franklin School Apartments     60 Neighborhood Gardens         83   Windows Lofts
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                                                                                                                                 16 Bogen, The                         38 Garment Row Lofts              61 O’Fallon Place               84   Wright Building
                   E    28               66         49               79                                       25                 17 Cahill House @Murphy Park          39 Gentry’s Landing               62 Packard Lofts
                                                                                                                                 18 cambridge Heights Phase 1          40 Grace Lofts                    63 Paddy O Lofts
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                   G                          12 74                                                                              21 Centenary Tower                    43 King Bee Lofts                 66 Peach Building
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                                                                                                                       60   A    1818 Washington Lofts             R   Jack Rabbit Lofts
         63                                                                                                   P             B    Foundry, The                      S   Ludwig Lofts
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                                                                                                                            C    4th St. Historic District         T   Park Pacific (Existing Building)
                                                                                                          O        Q        D    Alexa, The                        U   Park Pacific (New
                                                                                                                            E    Ballpark Lofts I (Cupples #7)         Construction)
                                                                                                                            F    Ballpark Lofts II (Cupples#8)     V Port St. Louis
                                                   53                                                                       G    Ballpark Lofts III (Cupples #9)   W Printers Lofts, (Bldg. A-New
                                                                                                                            H    Ballpark Village Condos                  Const.)
                                                                                                                             I   Ballpark Village Condos           X Roberts Mayfair Tower
     C                                                       52          39                                                 J    Ballpark Village Condos           Y Roberts On Washington
              68                                                                                                            K    Buell Building                    Z St. Louis Centre
                                                                                                                            L    Cambridge Heights Phase2          AA Tudor Lofts
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