St. Louis Metro Area Guide

The gateway to the west is St. Louis, Missouri and it is landmarked by the iconic Gateway Arch. This city led the way for westward development in the United States and the city continues to be on the forefront of 21st century developments. If you want a view of the famous gateway Arch then renting an apartment in St. Louis might be the right move for you.

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St. Louis is home to many successful businesses in both the private and public sector. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Graybar, Scottrade and Edward Jones are a few of the privately held corporations. While Emerson, Energizer, Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Boeing Defense, Purina and MasterCard are publicly held companies that all hold corporate offices in St. Louis.

If you are looking for park space, St. Louis has it. The city controls over 100 parks including Forest Park, which is one of the largest urban parks in the world. In addition to parkland, Forest Park houses attractions such as the St. Louis Zoological Park, the Municipal Theater, the St. Louis Space Center, the Jewel Box, and the Missouri History Museum. The St. Louis Art Museum, which is also located within Forest Park contains an extraordinary collection of artwork including works by Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Picasso. The entire park was renovated in 2004 for the centennial of the St. Louis World’s Fair. The most recognizable landmark in the Midwest, the Gateway Arch is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. This memorial park is built on the exact location of the original French Village of St. Louis and recognizes the settlement west of the Mississippi by U.S. citizens.

Referred to as, “North America’s Best Sports City,” St. Louis is home to three major league sporting teams. MLB’s St. Louis Cardinals currently play in Busch Stadium, which is located in downtown St. Louis, the NFL’s St. Louis Rams play in Edward Jones Dome, and the NHL’s St. Louis Blues play in the Scottrade Center.

Along with beautiful parks and tons of sports there are also many beautiful St. Louis apartments available. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, St. Louis has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater St. Louis area our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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