The newly renovated Kiener Plaza in Downtown St. Louis is open! The space includes a playground, a woodland garden, interactive water features, shaded footpaths, a space for outdoor concerts, and more.
Two hundred and fifty years ago French explorers settled on the bluffs of the Mississippi river and called their town Carondelet after the governor of a Spanish colony in Louisiana. A melting pot of Spanish, Italian, Irish and Hungarian immigrants, Carondelet was annexed by the city of St. Louis 103 years later in 1870.
Recognized as the cultural hub of the region, Grand Center Arts District offers art for everyone. An electrifying deluge of culinary, visual, and performing arts will stimulate all who venture within the one-mile, 175-acre radius, chocked full of sensory delights. With more than 12,000 theater seats representing 50 arts organizations, 20 restaurants and bars, a dozen art museums, two hotels, two performing arts parks, and two universities.