St. Louis is an independent city in Missouri located along the Mississippi River. The city borders St. Louis County, although it is not part of it. It was incorporated in 1822 and named for Louis IX of France. St. Louis is 66 square miles in area and has an elevation of 466 feet above sea level. The city has a population of 319,294 residents comprising 142,057 households. St. Louis is perhaps best known for the Gateway Arch which, at 630 feet high, is tallest manmade monument in Western Hemisphere.
The St. Louis real estate market is comprised of over 175,000 housing units which are split roughly equally among owner-occupied and rental units. Single family homes can be found in a variety of architectural styles, including arts and crafts, Victorian, French colonial, and colonial. St. Louis also has a number of townhomes, condos, and apartments.
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Education is a focus in St. Louis and St. Louis Public School district operates 75 schools in the city. Well-known research institutions Washington University in St. Louis and Saint Louis University are also located in the city.
St. Louis is a major hub of transportation. The Gateway Multimodal Transportation Center is a rail and bus station for MetroLink light rail, national Amtrak rail service, MetroBus, Greyhound, and Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach. Lambert St. Louis International Airport and MidAmerica St. Louis Airport both provide air travel for the city. The Port of St. Louis on the Mississippi River moves over 35 million tons of freight annually. A series of major roadways also run through St. Louis. These include I 70, I 55, I 64, I 44, and the 563-mile Avenue of the Saints highway which travels between St. Louis and St. Paul, MN.
There’s lots for residents to do in St. Louis. The 1904 World’s Fair took place in St. Louis and both the St. Louis Zoo and the St. Louis Art Museum were constructed for the fair. Residents can also enjoy the Missouri Botanical Garden, City Museum, and the St. Louis Symphony at Powell Symphony Hall. St. Louis sports fans can root for the St. Louis Cardinals (MLB) and St. Louis Blues (NHL).
St. Louis has much to offer residents, including unique homes, deep history, and many cultural and recreational attractions. To find homes for sale or apartments for rent in St. Louis, please contact Coldwell Banker Gundaker at (314) 298-5000.
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