Tag Archives: Henry Shaw

The Shaw Art Fair: Neighborhood Crucible for Creativity

There will be very little history in this blog post which is instead a celebration of the arts as supported and engendered by a St. Louis neighborhood which has its origin in a British immigrant with an eye for beauty and … Continue reading

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The Lou’s Starry, Musical Nights

Last Wednesday night’s Whitaker Music Festival in the Missouri Botanical Garden was the most recent in The Lou’s long history of large-scale, open-air, summer-musical events – many of which originate in 19th century band concerts in the city’s parks. The … Continue reading

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Henry Shaw & The Shaw Neighborhood

There is no more charming place in St. Louis to picnic, take a carriage ride or pose for wedding pictures than Tower Grove Park – a bequest to the people of St. Louis in 1868 from an English immigrant as … Continue reading

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