SOULARD/ LA SALLE PARK
Named for French surveyor, Antoine Soulard, the neighborhood was a mix of common fields and French farms until the 1840's.
Known for its blues scene, buzzing Soulard has raucous bars with live music alongside casual pizzerias, down-to-earth Southern restaurants and seafood spots serving oysters and crawfish.
Bastille Day celebration in July
Soulard Farmer's Market, is one of the oldest public markets still in existence in the United States.
Saints Peter and Paul Church, with its Norman Gothic style steeple of more than 214 feet in height, was built to seat 1,500 people.
LaSalle Park is an integral part of the three-neighborhood "Old Frenchtown" bordering the southern edge of downtown St. Louis.
Through the efforts of Ralston Purina, which has its world headquarters in LaSalle Park, federal funds were approved for redeveloping LaSalle Park in 1971 to establish the historic importance of the neighborhood architecturally.
St. Raymond's Lebanese Festival
4 Hands Microbrewery Lupulin Carnival
St. Vincent de Paul's Church with its Romanesque architecture, was designed by Meriwether Lewis Clark and completed in 1843.
St. Raymond's Church: A group of immigrants from Hadchit, Lebanon, secured property at 923-25 LaSalle Street from the estate of J.G. Chouteau and St. Raymond's Church was founded.