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Who Do You Know Wants to Live in Maplewood?

Maplewood - Community Profile
Posted by Ryan Shakofsky on January 15, 2018 in No Category
The City of Maplewood is centrally located in mid-St. Louis County. It is bordered by the City of St. Louis to the east, Webster Groves to the South, Brentwood to the west and Richmond Heights to the north. With only a 10-15 minute drive to downtown St. Louis or Lambert International Airport and 5 minutes from Clayton, Maplewood is a prime location for everyone. Oliver & Beth Love of 7720 Folk Ave. couldn’t agree more. They enjoy summer BBQ’s in their large backyard while sipping cool drinks... read more
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Hot Home Trend: The Statement Shower

Posted by Ryan Shakofsky on November 27, 2017 in No Category
(Posted in Home Trends, by Melissa Tracey on November 20, 2017) The shower in the master bathroom is getting a lot more attention. In fact, it’s one of the main splurges among renovating homeowners, according to the 2017 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Study. These “statement showers,” as Houzz dubs them in its report, include high-tech features, like rainfall showerheads, dual showers, curbless showers, and body sprays. (Photo by Alex Maguire Photography – Browse bathroom photos) At 1422 Miss... read more
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Brentwood

City of Warmth
Posted by Ryan Shakofsky on October 27, 2017 in No Category
Neighborhood Spotlight The City of Brentwood has a lot to offer in the way of recreation, shopping, and dining. Brentwood has seven parks over 44 acres, fitness and educational classes, an indoor ice rink and sports leagues, community center, and adjoining trails. Coming soon in November, there will be a new dog park at Hanley Park! There are a variety of housing options including high quality single family homes, upscale condominium developments, and apartments. With its housing quality and variety,... read more
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Lafayette Square

Why we love the City
Posted by Ryan Shakofsky on October 18, 2017 in No Category
Lafayette Square Why we love the City St. Louis City is comprised of many diverse neighborhoods. The homes are as diverse as the people who live in them. In Lafayette Square, many of the homes are sprawling mansions when compared to the shotgun homes on the Hill and small brick bungalows throughout South City, but Lafayette Square has the distinction of majestic historical Victorian era homes. Bob Kahn has owned several styles of homes, but his home at 1422 Mississippi Ave. is ... read more
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Discover the Lively Neighborhood of Soulard

Live in the Epicenter of Fun
Posted by Ryan Shakofsky on August 25, 2017 in No Category
St. Louis City is comprised of many diverse neighborhoods.  The homes are as diverse as the people who live in them.  In the Soulard neighborhood, many of the homes are row house and multi-family residences when compared to the shotgun homes on the Hill and small brick bungalows throughout South City or the victorian era homes you will find in Lafayette Square.  Ernest and Linda have lived and loved the City for years and their home at 1111 Allen Ave. is just short of amazing. They chose Soulard beca... read more
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