A Wandering Walk Guidebook
St. Louis, MO - Forest Park & Central West EndBook - 2015
Forest Park, and the surrounding Central West End Neighborhood, is known as the "heart of St. Louis." As the site of the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, Forest Park retains the beauty of the Victorian era within the park and the homes surrounding the area. The park is more than just a natural area to escape from the hectic life and noise of the city. Forest Park is home to the world famous St. Louis Zoo, the Muny outdoor theater, and the Saint Louis Art Museum. The Central West End contains magnificent mansions and is the site of one of the most beautiful Basilica Cathedrals in the nation. 23 Stops are highlighted on this 10-mile walk where you will learn more about the origins of Forest Park, the 1904 World's Fair and Summer Olympics, and the famous residents that helped to create this oasis in one of the largest cities in America. Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks and explore off of the beaten path.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015
Branch Call Number: 917.78 Alyea 2015
Characteristics: 46 p. : illustrations, map ; 23 cm