The city of St. Louis, Missouri is a city with an identity – a vibe, and an air about it that simply doesn’t come close to any other city located in the American Midwest. Known for it’s bright and vibrant music scene featuring blues music and blues history, along with some of the best barbecue you can find in the state, St. Louis is a wonderful city that offers fun, commerce, exploration, and so much more. In fact, in terms of exploration, the massive Gateway Arch built in the 1960s, symbolizes our knack for exploration, paying homage to Lewis and Clark and their long journey west. Today, St. Louis is a large city with a population of more than 300,000 residents, making it the perfect Midwest city to call home.
St. Louis has a rich and robust economy – as one of the major cities in the Midwest, and the biggest in the state of Missouri, St. Louis provides newcomers with a ton of economic potential spread out across a number of different industries. Some of the largest employers in the state include the massive American beer brewing company, Anheuser-Busch, along with Arch Coal, Nestle Purina Petcare, Emerson Electric Co, Centene Corporation, Express Scripts, and Ameren. Whether you’re a young professional fresh out of college, or a seasoned executive looking for a change in a new city, St. Louis offers tons of opportunity.
Neighborhoods in St. Louis
Mckinley Heights – Mckinley Heights is a beautiful and historic neighborhood located near the South Side of St. Louis. Known for its historical buildings, McKinley is very much a residential neighborhood in which many of those who work in Downtown St. Louis choose to live.
Lake St. Louis – Lake St. Louis is a planned community located outside of the city. Known for the beautiful lake views, in addition to its quiet, peaceful way of life, those who choose to live in Lake St. Louis know what they want out of life – peace and relaxation.
Central West End – Central West End is an upscale neighborhood located in St. Louis. Known for its restaurants, art galleries, exciting boutiques, and of course, its trendy antique stores, Central West End is where tourists and residents flock all year round.
Des Peres – Des Peres is a neighboring city located to the west of St. Louis. As a quiet and peaceful neighborhood, Des Peres is a wonderful place to settle down, plant roots, and raise a family. Perfect for those who work in the city, but would prefer to live outside of it.
Clayton – The city of Clayton is a neighboring city that features a sizable population when compared to some of the surrounding neighborhoods and suburbs. As a neighboring city, Clayton provides a bit of a slower lifestyle than the hustle and bustle found in St. Louis, in addition to affordable housing for those who want to experience urban living.
In addition to these wonderful areas, there are a few more neighborhoods that certainly deserve a shout out. Be sure to take a look at short term leases that we have available for rent in the following neighborhoods:
- Creve Coeur
- Town and Country
- Visit the Gateway Ach and take a ride to the top for a beautiful view.
- Spend the day with the family strolling through St. Louis’ Forest Park.
- Stop by City Museum and see exciting works of art, including their unique surrealistic pavilion.
- The St. Louis Science Center is a free museum, perfect for spending a day with the kids.
- Catch a St. Louis Cardinals game at Busch Stadium.
Byrd & Barrel – Byrd & Barrel is an exciting restaurant located right in the heart of the Cherokee Business District. As one of the best fried chicken restaurants in town, you can’t miss out on their delicious entrees and sandwiches.
Mai Lee – Located in Brentwood, Mai Lee is one of the best Asian fusion restaurants in the city. Featuring a mix of Chinese, Vietnamese, and Thai cuisines, Mai Lee is well known for its bright and flavorful dishes fit to suit the taste buds of any guest.
Earthbound Beer – Earthbound Beer located on Cherokee Street is so much more than just a beer hall – it’s one of the coolest breweries around, especially since it’s moved into the old Cherokee Street Brewing building that dates back to 1866. Find weird and tasty beers, along with a beautiful ambiance for a fun day of tasting.
- The MetroLink light rail features stops all throughout the city and surrounding area.
- The MetroBus system offers regular routes throughout the city each and every day.
- Taxis, rideshare, and limousine services are always available.
Landing's Furnished Apartments in St. Louis
Here at Landing, we offer some of the most comfortable, flexible, and modern fully furnished apartments in St. Louis, MO. With fully-furnished apartments, they’re suited for both long term and short term lease options.
You’ve seen for yourself just how exciting of a city St. Louis is, and now that you’ve seen everything that this wonderful city has to offer, it’s time to contact us today to learn more about how you can secure your rental. With premium furnishings, concierge service, and dedicated professional staff, Landing has everything you could ever ask for in a city that is ripe with excitement!