St. Louis, MO, is a large metropolis and port city on the western bank of the Mississippi River. It has dozens of neighborhoods with homes for nearly any taste from grand brick homes to stately French-style houses, to high rise apartments. With a historic downtown and classic riverfront properties this city lives up to Missouri’s nickname, the "Show-Me" state.
Within this sprawling and densely populated city, many diverse and unique neighborhoods offer their advantages. Dutchtown is one of the largest neighborhoods, home of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, and has tree-lined streets with many brick homes. Central West End is an affluent location stretching from a walkable center clustered with restaurants around the Euclid/Laclede area with unique cobblestone streets and 20th century lampposts. Some residential areas around Central West End are in the National Register of Historic Places. Downtown West is further inland from the banks of the river with lots of restaurants, taverns and coffee shops with a number of high rise lofts that have been converted from warehouses from the historic garment district. Lindenwood Park exemplifies the tradition of well-crafted brick and stone homes, primarily built for single family dwellings. One more of the many neighborhoods is Midtown, known for eclectic architecture and is home to the Pulitzer Arts Foundation.
bustling city, St. Louis is home to two Fortune 500 companies, Peabody Energy and Ameren. Within the greater metropolitan statistical area, there are seven more including Monsanto and Edward Jones Investments. The city has many job opportunities within the healthcare and biotechnology sectors, with large employers including the industry giant Pfizer. In nearby Wentzville, General Motors has an automobile manufacturing plant. There are also a wealth of individuals employed at the many hospitals and research institutions including the McDonnell Genome Institute. St. Louis is home to Boeing’s defense unit, employing nearly 15,000 people in its campus on the north side of the city.