Central West End

Central West End general boundaries are defined as Delmar Blvd. on the North, southward to N Vandeventer Ave. on the East, westward to Interstate Highway 64 (I-64) on the South, northward to S. Kingshighway Blvd, westward to Lindell Blvd. northward to Union Blvd on the West to Delmar Blvd.

Parks in Central West End

Forest Park

Forest Park was dedicated on June 24, 1876, coinciding with the centenary of the United States Declaration of Independence.

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Samuel Kennedy Park

Samuel Kennedy Park

This park can accurately be described as a pocket park based on the small, irregular strip of land that it was built upon. The sliver of space is between Olive Street and Washington Avenue, just east of Kingshighway.

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Taylor Park

Taylor Park

Previously it was a grass field. Per a 2010 article by Sarah Fenske in the Riverfront Times, Taylor Park was formerly the CWE Dog Park. The city obtained development rights of the site as part of a recent deal that allowed Barnes Jewish Hospital to take over Hudlin Park, which was technically part of Forest Park, but located across Kingshighway Boulevard to the east. You may remember the park that included tennis courts and playground equipment.

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