What are the Best St. Louis Urban Neighborhoods?

Soulard Neighborhood

St. Louis offers many options for people who want an urban lifestyle that allows them to walk to restaurants and coffee shops, hop on a train to get around town or walk the dog in the city park just outside their door.

There really isn’t one BEST neighborhood.

The best urban neighborhood is the one that gives YOU everything YOU want.

If you want to live in a walkable community in St. Louis, the areas below offer the best possibilities. Each community offers it’s own unique personality and perks.

Want to walk to the grocery store?  Consider the Downtown Loft District or Maplewood.

Want a neighborhood that is anchored by a park? Consider Shaw or Lafayette Square.

Want a community where you can walk home after seeing a band? Consider University City or Soulard.

Want a walkable community that feels like a quaint small town? Consider Kirkwood or Webster Groves.

We specialize in helping buyers sort through the options to find the community that is right for them.

Urban Homes for Sale – St. Louis City:

The City of St. Louis offers many popular communities for singles, couples, families and empty nesters looking for an urban lifestyle.

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Keep in mind that searching by neighborhood only gives you the homes that listed the neighborhood name correctly. Since the neighborhood name is entered manually by the listing agent, many properties for sales in these areas are not included in the above searches.

In addition, there are many other popular city neighborhoods such as Tower Grove South, The Grove, The Hill and Dogtown. The homes in these areas list the neighborhood name in multiple ways in the MLS so searching by neighborhood is not effective for these areas.

To be sure to see everything for sale in your favorite neighborhood, check the zip code search below or contact us for help in setting up a personal search.

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Urban Homes for Sale – St. Louis County:

St. Louis County has many historic suburbs that offer urban living without actually living in the city limits.  These communities are a great option for families looking for good schools, along with singles and couples who want walkable communities.

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Urban Homes for Sale – St. Charles County:

While most people don’t think of St. Charles when they think of urban living, downtown St. Charles is a walkable community with historic homes plus tons of dining and nightlife options. Historic St. Charles offers all of the convenience of living in the suburbs with the charm of historic homes and a cobblestone Main Street.

The search above offers a sample of homes in this historic neighborhood since the listings are entered using multiple neighborhood names. Searching by zip code (63301) will give you homes that are both in the historic district and in the surrounding suburbs.

To see all of the historic homes in St. Charles, please contact us to assist you with your search.

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Karen Goodman leads the Arch City Homes Team with Circa Properties, assisting home sellers and buyers in St. Louis, MO. Karen offers limited advertising space on her websites and manages social media and blogging services to brands. Karen's other website ~ Future Expat ~ covers food, dogs, travel, lifestyle and technology topics.

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