The Central West End has always been one of St. Louis' most fashionable neighborhoods. What began as the home of some of the city's most prominent citizens, has evolved into one of it's most vibrant and eclectic areas. Anchored by Forest Park, and the many civic and cultural institutions it has to offer, it's a gem in the region. With large mansions and college dorms a like, families and empy nesters, the Central West End is home to a diverse group of people.
The history of the area provides for great architecture, merging the detail of the original buildings with the modern lines of the ones that would follow. With world class hospitals such as Barnes and St. Louis Children's, and top colleges and universities such as Wash U., SLU, and St. Louis College of Pharmacy, the neighborhood is always a buzz with people in the midst of work and play. Strong neighborhood spirit has provided for the renovation of the area over the years, providing spaces for the unique shops, restaurants, pubs, and nightlife that not only the people of the neighborhood, but also the region, enjoy.