Unique Neighborhood in Carondelet Area of St Louis
By Barbara Heise, Search for Homes for Sale in St. Louis
(Keller Williams Realty STL)
Ivory Street in St. Louis MO 63111 Do you sometimes feel so proud of yourself that you almost break your arm patting yourself on the back. Well, that was me this week. I felt like I was a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in the early 1800's when I found this unique neighborhood in the Carondelet area of St. Louis MO. Many of you may have already discovered this gem but for the rest of us it may be a place to put on our bucket list of things to do in St. Louis MO. A little history of the Carondelet Neighborhood: It was founded in 1767 (before Lewis and Clark) by Clement DeLore de Treget. The Carondelet village proper originally laid south from Bellerive Park towards the River des Peres and east from present day Broadway to the edge of the bluffs. Well into the 1840's, French...