Even compliments the Arch's curve. I just moved to the CWE but my friend from work just moved into a loft on Wash Ave. 3 years ago. I couldn’t care less about baseball but that stadium was such a big part of downtown... as a kid, seeing those arches up top lit up different colors while passing by was always neat. One street might be busy and full of people, the other is vacant. United States. There's nowhere to get gas and groceries (unless you want to pay your pound of flesh at the culinaria) and few amenities other than proximity to bars. A car passes through a road barricade on 4th Street in Downtown St. Louis on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. /r/StLouis is dedicated to the news, events, and weird food of the Greater St. Louis and surrounding areas. The original Busch stadium looks so much better. Demonstrators demanding the resignation of U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley chant “No Hawley, no KKK, no fascist USA” on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in downtown St. Louis… I had dinner at the rotating restaurant there a long time ago. She was buried in the jersey of her favorite Blues player, Chuck Lefley, who played d… For an incredibly entertaining time in a big city — swipe right for downtown St. Louis. So put on your Cardinal’s hat and best vacation wear for a trip downtown! The Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is 12 mi away. I hate to continue to rain on your parade, but I really wouldn't move downtown. After 38 years of watching the Blues with her husband, Ken, Danette passed away on February 2nd. Located off Interstate 70, this hotel in downtown St. Louis, Missouri offers a daily continental breakfast and rooms with free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. Enjoy an unparalleled downtown St. Louis location, within easy walking distance to a vibrant nightlife, world-class dining and landmarks including the America's Center, Busch Stadium and The Gateway Arch. The Gateway Arch is 5 mi away. A couple blocks from Wash Ave, across the street from the grocery store, near City Park. For an incredibly entertaining time in a big city — swipe right for downtown St. Louis. It was awesome from like 28-30 years old. 6:00 AM. Can include shops, restaurants, events/festivals, anything to look forward to, especially for when this pandemic is over. ST. LOUIS — A man was shot and killed inside a car Sunday night at Washington Avenue and Sixth Street in downtown St. Louis, police said. From TGS, Work In Dutchtown, Live in Maryland Hts 1 year ago. I live in uptown Dallas right now. My best friend and his fiancé live downtown and they love it. Normally, when these "moving to St Louis" posts show up, people normally recommend CWE, Soulard, Tower Grove South, the loop, etc, but hardly anyone ever mentions downtown. I don't intend to stay here much longer. Explore the best St Louis restaurants and the variety of places to eat in St Louis. Savor the Flavors of St. Louis. Days Inn by Wyndham Downtown St. Louis has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 25, 2011 Hotel chain/brand: Days Inn What would you like to know? Entrance. 4 Min Read. Report Save. I spent a lot of time in that stadium between 1988 and 1992; went to games with my stepdad almost every week during those 5 seasons. But I'd trade it for a yard now. ReddIt; Email; StumbleUpon; WhatsApp; CIVIC The Ultimate Guide to Taste of St. Louis. Missouri (MO) Saint Louis. Groceries and Malls, you will have to drive to/metrolink to. Edit: Thank you all once again for all the replies! New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. They love the bars and restaurants downtown and they like being downtown close to Busch stadium. This year, Taste of St. Louis attendees will also get a taste of Downtown (again). #118217437 - St. Louis, Missouri, USA city skyline and park in the morning. All of the professional sports teams play downtown and are easy to walk to. I'm still looking at other neighborhoods too. Yeah, I would recommend living east of 14th if one doesn't mind spending a bit more. Set on the west side of the downtown business district, our hotel places you across from the new Union Station Aquarium and a short distance from the Enterprise Center. 1.6m members in the urbanexploration community. In addition to houses in Downtown St. Louis, there were also 85 condos, 0 townhouses, and 0 multi-family units for sale in Downtown St. Louis last month. Yes there are homeless people because there are shelters and section 8 housing downtown, but there are homeless people in every downtown. I refuse to go into the city, especially at night due to the high crime. However, both my wife and I work downtown and we've put less than 5000 miles cumulatively on both our cars last year. Please check out our sidebar and wiki for a plethora of knowledge. By the way, I'm currently watching the hockey and baseball games. Busch, obviously. Downtown may be a tad better but it's not a big difference. I'm also dreading the upcoming traffic for Cardinals games (especially the fuckin horse carriages are already out). If you can't handle the criticisms seen in this thread, you shouldn't be living in any downtown, urban area. The city’s one-square mile footprint, which begins in the reflection of the Gateway Arch on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi, is filled with enough day time and nightlife fun, not to mention architectural wonders, a national park, and an abundance of interactive greenspace. ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - Several hundred protesters gathered in downtown St. Louis Saturday afternoon calling on US Senator Josh Hawley to resign. Thanks again, I appreciate it! A spectacular new aquarium in part of a stately 1890s former train station — the kind once prominent in many cityscapes — has put downtown St. Louis in the spotlight. Restaurants Flights Vacation Rentals Shopping Vacation Packages Cruises Rental Cars. Hotel Hilton St Louis Downtown at the Arch – Jetzt einfach, schell & sicher buchen bei HOTEL DE! The St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station … The last planning effort focused on downtown St. Louis was over 20 years ago. It's not as easy to park, and there's a bit more crime, and all that other stuff that is true of literally every downtown in every city in the world. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts The goal was to collect enough footage and testimonial during their ten day tour around the Midwest to convey the same message: keep the internet as is – open and free. | Courtesy photo. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Technically, that's Busch II; the OG Busch stadium was changed from Sportsman's Park to Busch in 1953, and remained until Busch II was built in 1966. I'm excited about the move and have done tons of research on the neighborhoods. Did you ever use the metrolink? Whether you are looking for a casual fare or upscale dining, STL restaurants offer the flavor & atmosphere you are looking for. ST. LOUIS – Downtown St. Louis received a $100,000 grant for #LightMySTL Tuesday from Bank of America St. Louis. level 2. Thanks for the replies guys! I live in Dallas right now in an area that I think is similar to CWE, so I kinda wanna try something a little different (although CWE is probably my second choice). In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Downtown St. Louis (1981) 21 comments. The complaints about the gas station and grocery store are weird because there's a gas station on Tucker and Washington (literally the epicenter of residential downtown) and there's a great grocery store within walking distance of pretty much every apartment building (most downtowns I've lived in and visited have exactly zero grocery stores). Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. reddit-stlouis: Reddit IRC Chat, 1 Besucher, vor 38 Minuten - Check out #reddit-stlouis on Freenode! Oh and I'm 29M that would be living by myself if that makes any difference. It was pretty cool from 30-33. This 4-star hotel offers an ATM and luggage storage space. PHOTOGRAPHY BY KEVIN A. ROBERTS. Americas Best Value Inn St. Louis Downtown in St Louis – Jetzt einfach, schell & sicher buchen bei HOTEL DE! What’s changed? The initiative is working to upgrade over 2,500 lights across 360 blocks. St. Louis Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports | KSDK.com Soccer Photos: New MLS stadium renderings show how facility will change Downtown West, feature views of Arch I completely forgot about those ramps!! I'm 34 now. Downtown St. Louis residents, along with business leaders and other stakeholders, are launching an effort to solve problems plaguing the city’s core. Günstige Preise Exklusive Businessrabatte bis zu 30 % NEU: Miles & … My reasons for downtown are it's close to Washington Ave (I still like to go out occasionally, and being able to walk to places is a plus for me), it's pretty close to where I will be working (SLU hospital), and I've never lived downtown in any city before, so I think it'll be something different and fun. Just curious, what would turn your opinion around, other than a few more gas and grocery stores? For the price, though, I would say look elsewhere. I'm looking to move to downtown. :). Wash Ave is a party place, due to clubs and bar scenes, if you are looking for still a lively, but quaint area, I would suggest Soulard/Lafayette Square/Brentwood. So downtown people, how do you like living there?? Living in Downtown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. Downtown is in St. Louis City County. A restaurant in downtown St. Louis has been ordered to close by the city due to COVID-19 violations. Downtown West is an obvious stop on your weekend getaway due to the proximity to actual Downtown St. Louis. Downtown is in St. Louis City County. The event, Under the Deep Brew Sea, combines a visit to the aquarium with a It was once an awesome place in the 80s and then vacancy hit when people started moving out west, and now I feel its in its revival spurt (slow). $950. A look at restaurants in the heart of the city. I guess you hear about it on the news, but I've never felt threatened, and once again, all urban areas have crime. Each room includes a work desk and a private bathroom. Thank you for mentioning that. Günstige Preise Exklusive Businessrabatte bis zu 30 % NEU: Miles & More Prämienmeilen bei jeder Buchung! Offering imaginative American fare prepared with the freshest ingredients, we invite you to indulge in our beautiful new restaurants and bars. Okay, and sloths as well. They have been reborn as residences and now offer many different types of lofts, from more modern finishes to true warehouse loft style. Downtown St. Louis Days Inn is just a 5-minute drive from Lumiere Place Casino. I've lived downtown for about 6 years now. The accommodations offers a fitness center, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. Hast Du bereits eine installiert? We speak your language! level 1. favorite this post Jan 20 3022 Victor St, Charming 3 BR 3 BA For Rent. Yep... always thought Busch Stadium was a work of art. Ballpark Village was added, a lot of the old buildings were repurposed (Cupples especially), bars built along the Cerre st. and nearby, redesigning of the Arch grounds and also eventually the museum hidden in it's base, the Gateway mall project. ST. LOUIS — Ukraft Cafe and Catering has opened at the Peabody Plaza in downtown St. Louis. Entrance. If those things scare you off, you shouldn't be thinking about living in any downtown. Downtown St. Louis is a fairly walkable neighborhood in St. Louis City with a Walk Score of 89. While we can be a sleepy town and not given to major changes, a lot has changed. I have many friends living downtown and they say they like it a lot for many of the reasons already said (walking, shops). It's still alright to see the fist fights that break out in the alley though. Don’t miss out on jumping on the St. Louis Ferris Wheel in one of their enclosed gondolas. Downtown St. Louis is home to approximately 7,671 people and 79,409 jobs. There have been a ton of car jackings, robberies, gun violence and murder in both the city and surrounding area of downtown St. Louis. I have never visited downtown St Louis in person, but I feel pretty set on living there just from what I've seen online, though I still would like to get opinions of downtown from people who live there! Dann drücke "Weiter", … For the most part, Washington Ave or "Wash Ave", is the happening street. You basically described my story, was down on Washington ave for 5 years, hit 34 and it just wasn't the same anymore. Normally, when these "moving to St Louis" posts show up, people normally recommend CWE, Soulard, Tower Grove South, the loop, etc, but hardly anyone ever mentions downtown. Is the McKinley Bridge closed? /r/StLouis is dedicated to the news, events, and weird food of the Greater St. Louis … THIS!!! I don't own a car, but my girlfriend does, and one car between two people is more than enough. I think that's a helpful reply. Luckily, the metro link makes it easy to get to most other vibrant neighborhoods like the central west end, the loop, clayton, etc. I personally think Central West End has more going for it. There are definitely a few things that'd be great to have but nothing, even having kids, that is any real bother. If nothing else, I'd suggest that you pay a visit to The Washington Ave. Post on a nice weekday or Saturday morning. ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A new effort to get more people living downtown, improve greenspaces and make streets safer is moving forward with the new year. The homeless living near the Dome at America's Center are … This was captured by our BMW of West St. Louis DroneFOX. 3 Min Read . It's true that stl isn't as dense as some cities, so you'll want to venture out to other neighborhoods. share. We have easy access to restaurants, stores, public transportation and three major highways. I have never lived downtown, so you can choose to ignore my advice xD, but I have lived in St. Louis all my life, 26 here. Located at the heart of the region and the center of the country, Downtown St. Louis is an ideal site for your business. I'm not getting quite the uplifting responses I was hoping to get, but this is exactly why I wanted to ask! The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed.