Lewis Place and Fountain Park

Neighborhood Overview

In the 1890s, Lewis Place, a two-block street in North Central St. Louis between Taylor and Walton Avenues, was primarily owned and developed by the family of William J. Lewis, a prominentreal estate family. For its historic role in the civil rights movement and its beautiful, stately homes, Lewis Place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Fountain Park, adjacent toLouis Place, shares a similarhistory. Located directly northof the Central West End,Fountain Park shares much ofthe same housing stock as theopulent neighborhood, but ithas not seen the same level ofinvestment and upkeep.


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