Frenchtown St. Charles, Missouri

Welcome to Frenchtown St. Charles, Missouri!

Here you'll find the latest opportunities in and around Frenchtown to explore, enjoy and invest in this developing neighborhood of the historic St. Charles community. The information shared within comes from the Frenchtown Revitalization Task Force which is a collective voice made up of residents, business owners and city officials all working together to revitalize this historically valuable, community-focused and eclectic neighborhood.

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2018 HyettPalma Study RESULTS

Recommendations & Suggestions

We are excited to share with you the recommendations and suggestions from the HyettPalma study in this below linked 2018 assessment. HyettPalma is the community development agency we engaged to provide the outside counsel and best recommendations for our Frenchtown revitalization efforts. This report is an update per the work and progress of our community since the initial study they prepared for us in 2003.


Real Estate & Development

Frenchtown Revitalization Task Force Visits Waterloo

The Main Street of Waterloo, Illinois is filled with small shops, unique restaurants, community events and local microbreweries. Restaurants, bars and microbreweries like Hopseller, Stubborn German, Vintage Wine Bar, Uncle John’s RRR Bar, Shorty’s Smokehouse and Bean Tree Cafe are what make the dining and nightlife stand out in this small city. Their modern decor…

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Business Highlight

Foundry Art Centre Artist Spotlight: Lydia Crespo, The Importance of Art in Society

Lydia Crespo spends her days in her studio at the Foundry Art Center with her ears filled with upbeat music and surrounded by an array of color and dye splattered across her workspace. Racks are stacked high with handcrafted clothing and accessories. Shelves hold an assortment of the produce used to create natural dyes. Crespo…

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Community Betterment

Planning and Zoning Recommendations Approved by City Council

UPDATE: The St. Charles City Council unanimously passed the proposal for changes to the Code of Ordinances for the Frenchtown Historic Commercial District (FHCD) at their June 4 meeting. –––– The City of St. Charles Planning and Zoning Commission approved changes to the Code of Ordinances for the Frenchtown Historic Commercial District (FHCD) at their…

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Featured Event

Riverfest 2019

August 30 at 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
222 S. Riverside Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63301

As a result of the flooding sustained by the St. Charles area, the Riverfest Festival is being postponed until LABOR DAY WEEKEND – Friday, August 30th and Saturday, August 31st.   Come one, come all…

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Arts and Literary Festival
August 24 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Zither Club of Ludwigsburg Germany 100 Year Celebration
August 29 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Riverfest 2019
August 30 at 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Riverfest 2019
August 31 at 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Sip & Savor Taste Event 2019
September 5 at 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

250 Years of St. Charles: A Look Back at History

Immerse yourself in history now through Sept. 13 at the Foundry Art Centre with the 250 Years of St. Charles…

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Foundry Art Centre Artist Spotlight: Sofi Seck, Building a STEAM School

As you approach Studio 14 of the Foundry Art Centre, you see something completely different. Colorful, woven baskets sit on…

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