Greater Ville

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News

The City of St. Louis seeks to foster cultural district and neighborhood revitalization with RFP for Chuck Berry’s home in the Ville.
LCRA will publish a modified RFP to incorporate additional information in the near future.
St. Louis Development Corporation | Press release | 05/26/2017

Parks in Greater Ville

Fairground Park

Fairground Park

Fairground Park is a municipal park in St. Louis, Missouri, that opened in 1908. It was originally a privately owned facility, used by the St. Louis Agricultural and Mechanical Association for the St. Louis Exposition from 1856 through 1902, though interrupted by the Civil War when the Fairgrounds were used as a Union encampment known as Benton Barracks. The annual exposition ceased in 1902 as preparations for the 1904 World's Fair began. Another blow to the fair's revival after 1904 was the abolition of horse racing in Missouri in 1905.

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Tandy Park

Tandy Park

The park is named in honor of Captain Charlton H. Tandy who was a Civil War military figure and a pioneer in the black education effort in Missouri.

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