Downtown

Downtown general boundaries are defined as Cole St. on the North, to Interstate Highway 70 (I-70) Northward to Carr St. southward to Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd on the East, westward to Chouteau Ave. on the South, northward to Tucker Blvd on the West to Cole St.

Useful Contacts

Aldermen

Neighborhood Improvement Specialist(s)

Citizens' Service Bureau

News

Water Main Break Could Result in Warmer Building Temperatures Downtown
A water main break at 13th and Convention streets has resulted in a drop in water pressure in cooling towers in some downtown buildings.
| Press release | 07/21/2017

Events

Parks in Downtown

Aloe Plaza

Aloe Plaza

Development of the Aloe Plaza was made possible by an $87 million bond issue in 1923. The funds were used for the widening of Olive Street and the clearance and development of land for several plazas in the area bounded by Market, Chestnut, 12th and 20th Streets.

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Aloe Plaza West

Aloe Plaza West

Aloe Plaza West was named in honor of Louis P. Aloe, who died in 1929. Mr. Aloe served as President of the Board of Alderman from 1916 to 1923.

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Citygarden

Citygarden

Citygarden is an urban sculpture park located in downtown St. Louis. The park is an oasis of free interactive art, fountains and gardens spanning two blocks in downtown St. Louis. Paved, winding paths lead visitors past 24 sculptures resting on wide lawns, six rain gardens, a children's spray plaza and a 180-foot-long pool with a six-foot waterfall. 

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Gateway Mall Plaza

A series of downtown parks located along Market Street.

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Interco Plaza

Interco Plaza

The park is really just a concrete and paver surfaces in a varied pattern with patches of grass and a few trees. There are cool looking stone benches and a monument dedicated to local politicians.

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Kaufmann Park

Kaufmann Park

Kaufmann Park is one of a series of six parks along Market Street in the Downtown West Neighborhood. Working west from Tucker Boulevard and Market Street you have Poelker Park, Washington Square Park and Kaufmann Park, then Memorial Plaza Park (including Eternal Flame Park and the one across from the Park Pacific which is not listed on the city website), Aloe Plaza and Aloe Plaza West. The beautiful and peaceful Soldier's Memorial Military Museum is also part of this stretch of land.

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Kiener Plaza

Kiener Plaza

This 1.9 acre park, dedicated in 1962, is a connector of sorts between the Gateway Arch on the Mississippi riverfront and the Gateway Mall, a series of several parks along Market Street in the Downtown and Downtown West Neighborhoods.

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Lucas Gardens Park

Lucas Gardens Park

Located next to the St. Louis Public Library in Downtown St. Louis. Gifted to St. Louis in 1857 by James H. and Marie E. Lucas in memory of Honorable John B. C. Lucas.

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May Amphitheater

May Amphitheater

The amphitheater takes its name from Morton D. May (1914-1983), a local art collector and heir to May Department stores (Famous-Barr). May donated many, many works of art to the St. Louis Art Museum.

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Memorial Plaza

Memorial Plaza

The park is framed by some St. Louis classics including Union Station, Peabody Opera House, Soldier's Memorial Military Museum and the St. Louis Law School.

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Poelker Park

Poelker Park

Poelker Park is one of a series of six parks along Market Street in the Downtown West Neighborhood. Working west from Tucker Boulevard and Market Street you have Poelker Park, Washington Square Park and Kaufman Park, then Memorial Plaza Park (including Eternal Flame Park and the one across from the Park Pacific which is not listed on the city website), Aloe Plaza and Aloe Plaza West.

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Serra Sculpture Park

Serra Sculpture Park

The Serra Sculpture Park is one of a series of six parks along Market Street in the Downtown West Neighborhood. Working west from Tucker Boulevard and Market Street you have Poelker Park, Washington Square Park and Kaufmann Park, Memorial Plaza Park, Aloe Plaza and Aloe Plaza West.

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Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park is one of a series of six parks along Market Street in the Downtown West Neighborhood. Working west from Tucker Boulevard and Market Street you have Poelker Park, Washington Square Park and Kaufmann Park, then Memorial Plaza Park, Aloe Plaza and Aloe Plaza West.

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