Bordered by Hampton Avenue, Chippewa Street, and River de Peres, St. Louis Hills holds the distinction as the last, large subdivision in the city. Filled with gingerbread bungalows and two-story ranches, the neighborhood is filled with personality and curb appeal.
St. Louis Hills is rich in its architecture, strategic location, and its history. “Country living in the City” was the phrase used to market St. Louis Hills in the 1930’s, since St. Louis Hills was so far west of any other residential or commercial buildings located within the City limits.
Some 80 years later, the rich history and tradition of St. Louis Hills lives on, and the St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association is formally trying to improve its historical focus on what is considered by many to be the most desirable neighborhood in the City of St. Louis.
In close proximity to interstates 44, 60, and 55, St. Louis Hills allow residents to move freely in and out if the city.
St. Louis Hills residents are committed to the neighborhood’s safety and prosperity. Community centered, the neighborhood encourages residents to engage with the community through lawn and garden awards, Christmas lighting contests, and even a community scholarship.
While the neighborhood is near many St. Louis attractions, St. Louis Hills becomes an attraction itself in the summer. People from all over come to taste the famous custard of Ted Drewes located on the Chippewa Street.
St. Louis Hills is part of the St. Louis City School District. There are several religious and faith affiliated schools in and surrounding the neighborhood.
PARKS & REC
Francis Park | David Rowland Francis gave this park to the City of St. Louis in 1917. The park lies on 60.30 acres of land and features two comfort stations, two handball courts, a lily pond, playground, racquetball and tennis courts, as well as soccer and softball fields.
Wilmore Park | Wilmore Park is the last major park developed in St. Louis City, created in 1947. Sitting on 105 acres it includes: two lakes, baseball and soccer fields, picnic shelters, playgrounds, and tennis courts.
Zip Code: 63109
Hospital: Barnes-Jewish, St. Louis Children’s
Libraries: Buder Branch
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