Patch, St. Louis

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Patch
St. Louis neighborhood
Ivory Triangle in Patch with bust of Albert "Red" Villa.
Ivory Triangle in Patch with bust of Albert "Red" Villa.
Location of the Patch neighborhood within St. Louis
Location of the Patch neighborhood within St. Louis
Country United States
State Missouri
City St. Louis
Wards 11
Area
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.6 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,695
 • Density 2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)
ZIP code(s) Parts of 63111
Area code(s) 314
Website stlouis-mo.gov

Patch is a neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. The Patch neighborhood forms the southern tip of the Carondelet neighborhood. It is defined by Robert on the north, the City Limits to the south, Alabama to the west, and by the Mississippi river to the east.

Institutions[edit]

The Carondelet neighborhood has several schools located within its environs. Some of the more notable schools include Woodward School, St. Cecilia's, Blow Middle School, and St. Boniface School, though only St. Boniface is in the Patch. South Public Park is located in the Patch neighborhood. The neighborhood is home to several City churches including St. Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Boniface, Carondolet United Church of Christ.[1]

Characteristics[edit]

This section of the Carondelet neighborhood is historic. There are Civil War era buildings in the area, National Register listed stone houses, and Sisters of the Saint Joseph's headquarters for the St. Louis Province. The area is one that is being developed with regards to business. The Carondelet Community Betterment Federation is active in the area. Commercial redevelopment activities have focused on South Broadway and the Ivory Triangle.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In 2010 Patch's racial makeup was 71.3% White, 21.2% Black, 0.7% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 4.2% Two or More Races, and 1.4% Some Other Race. 4.0% of the people were of Hispanic or Latino origin.[3]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 38°32′38″N 90°15′44″W / 38.5438°N 90.2621°W / 38.5438; -90.2621