Fountain Park, St. Louis
|St. Louis Neighborhood|
|• Total||0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|• Density||6,200/sq mi (2,400/km2)|
|ZIP code(s)||Parts of 63103, 63113|
Fountain Park is a neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. Originally the Aubert Place subdivision, it was laid out by John Lay in 1857. The Fountain Park neighborhood is located in north St. Louis, Missouri with Martin Luther King on the north, Delmar on the south, Walton on the east, and Kingshighway on the west. It is just two blocks north of the Central West End of the city. The Fountain Park neighborhood is named after Fountain Park, an oval shaped city park near its center. The Neighborhood is renowned for large stately houses, accessible shopping, convenient transportation, schools and numerous churches within a stable community. Neighbors have organized and formed block units and neighborhood associations designed to maintain and improve the culture of the area. Two of these organizations are: The Enright Neighbors, and the Fountain Park Block Unit.
The homes are regularly maintained. A few of the homes have been secured by private developers for rehab. These homes are available to potential neighbors, interested in becoming a part of the history of a solid family orientated neighborhood. Neighbors regularly gather to improve the neighborhood and support each other. They participate in the Operation Brightside clean-up and the National Night Out.
In 2010 Fountain Park's racial makeup was 97.4% Black, 1.1% White, 1.2% Two or More Races, and 0.1% Some Other Race. 0.5% of the population was of Hispanic or Latino origin.
- Census Summary By Neighborhoods
- "St. Louis Parks-Fountain Park". City of St. Louis. Retrieved December 20, 2012.
- "St. Louis Neighborhoods-Fountain Park". City of St. Louis.