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April 2018

St. Louis Magazine’s April issue is out now, and the cover story features an in-depth look at real estate across the metro region. Learn about hot neighborhoods, new developments, rehabs done right, trends in home design, and more. Also inside: a guide to the spring and summer arts scene; the top dentists in St. Louis, as chosen by their peers; and more. And don’t miss the newest edition of St. Louis Family magazine, with dozens of ideas for enjoying the best summer ever. 

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Chris Goodson of Gilded Age says his most difficult project was The Abbey on the Park, formerly Lafayette Park Presbyterian Church. more

Property

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Reed R Radcliffe

A sampling of neighborhoods with new developments, rising home values, and relatively few days on the market more

Property

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Photography courtesy of Mini Mansions Tiny Home Builders LLC / Emily Mitchell

Pared-down spaces provide an affordable alternative for some. more

Property

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Photo by Reed Radcliffe

A range of architectural styles from University City to New Town, Oakland to The Grove more

, Property

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Photo by Square One Media Productions

A look at upscale options from Compton Heights to Wentzville, Frontenac to O'Fallon, Illinois more

Property

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Courtesy of Rome West Realty

Affordably priced homes from Florissant to Bevo Mill, Wentzville to Columbia, Illinois more

Property

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Illustration by Peter Sucheski

Luxury apartments, energy-efficient homes, and rehabbed historic buildings are in the works across the central corridor. Here's a quick overview. more

Property

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Photography by Alise O’Brien

Defined spaces, informal dining rooms, and floating vanities are among popular features in newly built houses. more

Interior Design

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Photo by Diane Anderson

The Muny turns 100 this year, but that’s not the only big arts story this season. more

Culture

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Illustration by Britt Spencer

The St. Louis Sage revisits the lore surrounding the famous sandbar, once the site of dramatic duels. more

St. Louis Sage

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Andy White hopes the new restaurant/brewery, located just south of Forest Park and Highway 64, will attract “everybody from Springfield to Springfield.” more

Dining

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Photography courtesy of Brew Hub Taproom

What’s new and notable this month more

Dining

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Olive + Oak’s sister restaurant flourishes next door. more

Restaurant Reviews

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ILLUSTRATION BY MATT LEHMAN

The Clayton restaurant was one of the first excursions beyond Kansas City for the then-fledgling Gilbert/Robinson restaurant group, which went on to open Houlihan’s. more

History

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A look inside Brick River Cider Co. in Downtown West more

First Bite

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Located in the former Jimmy's on the Park space, it has a relaxed charm and distinctive urbane style, with a small, understated sign out front. more

Restaurant Reviews

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

The size of a Dove Bar, CAKEsicles are a pastry chef’s dream, a blank canvas for different cakes, icings, and toppings. more

Dining

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Photography courtesy of Richard Schulte

This postcard falls during the tenure of city floriculturist Henry Ochs, who began his post in 1929 at a 100-foot long greenhouse showcasing plants that could survive St. Louis’ coal-blackened air. more

History

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

"All those reasons they’d say a woman couldn’t do something—children, not enough experience, not enough money—none of them were true for me." more

News

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Dr. Christine Millar has a passion for 18th-century fashion. more

Style