Originally, Grand-Bates was built up as a “streetcar suburb” – a residential community whose growth and development was strongly shaped by the use of streetcar lines as a primary means of transportation. Our mission today is to promote the diversity, rich culture, and history of this community in south Saint Louis city to visitors, neighbors, and the region.
Residents of Grand-Bates are working together to:
- Foster block, neighborhood, and community pride
- Strengthen the local economy
- And promote our unique neighborhood with the rest of the city, metro area – and beyond
The Grand-Bates neighborhood is just a short stroll to many great amenities including: