Foundry Art Centre Artist Spotlight: Natalie Schloss, Art on the Spectrum

As you walk down the aisle of the Foundry Art Centre, you’ll discover glass windows showcasing artists at work using mediums from cloth to clay. As you walk through the doors of Studio 5, you’ll find walls and tables filled with iconic scenes from the St. Louis and St. Charles areas. It’s no surprise the…

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Receive a Free STL Cake Pop with Food Donation

Beginning Wednesday, June 19, STL Cake Pops will be collecting non perishable and unexpired food products in return for a free, original cake pop. All of the products collected will be donated straight to the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery who sent out a Facebook post on June 14 showing how empty their pantries are and…

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Climb So Ill Set to Open in the Spring of 2020 in Frenchtown

With tall ceilings and plenty of space, the old Steel Shop here in Frenchtown is the ideal spot for Climb So iLL’s newest location. The modern-style indoor rock climbing gym is set to open their new location at 650 North Main Center in suite 105 later this year. Currently, they have a location at 1419…

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White Traditions Bridal House Creates a Stress-Free Environment for Brides to be

White Traditions Bridal House brings family and friends of brides together down in Frenchtown for an exciting day to shop for the perfect dress. The bridal house sells a variety of on-trend wedding gowns from sizes 6 to 28 in a no-pressure environment where brides have the luxury of enjoying the dress shopping experience. The…

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STL Cake Pops is Making Frenchtown a Little Sweeter

Baking up an endless supply of treats for the community, STL Cake Pops is a Frenchtown gem located at 198 Tecumseh Street. Their specialty– creating custom and character cake pops. STL Cake Pops is not your traditional bakery. They focus on creating custom orders for weddings, corporate parties, gifts and other events. They also host…

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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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St. Charles 250th Celebration

St. Charles and Frenchtown celebrated the Sestercentennial Saturday, May 18, 2019. The area took a leap back in time and down memory lane through special events that highlighted the history of the area. See photos from the parade below.

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St. Charles Trolley Operating Daily from 11 am – 8 pm

All aboard the St. Charles Trolley! Hop on and off at any of the 11 designated stops, included Frenchtown. You’ll also enjoy a complimentary narrated tour of the area. Operating Daily from 11 am – 8 pm Click here to view the new information and the new route.

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March 2019 – Meeting Minutes

Frenchtown Revitalization Partnership Meeting Minutes March 8, 2019 at 10:00 am St. Charles City Hall, Conference Room A Meeting Attendees Susan Sams Ed Akers Scott Tate Sherilyn Blair Steve Merritt Kate Manfull Roger Ellis Chris Shae Melissa Whitwam Jason Orf Keith Lutz Alex Reichert Bob Adams Michelle Beucke Thomas Douglas (Tri Star) Councilman Tom Besselman…

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Zoning & Communication

We are actively working through the current zoning laws and collectively making recommendations to the city council for changes to be made that align with the economic development and residential goals for the community. Communication on economic development opportunities, community events and updates of progress being made from this partnership will be shared through FrenchtownStCharles.org,…

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Indoor Rock Climbing Gym in St. Charles

Rock Climbing Gym Climb So iLL to open location in St. Charles The new gym will be in historic Frenchtown’s Steel Shop building and is set to open by end of summer 2019. Their next location is also on The National Register. Parallel to the river, the building sits behind the Foundry Art Centre. Source:…

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Pride St. Charles 2019 Festival - Frontier Park

Pride St. Charles – First Pride Parade!

We are excited to announce the First Pride St. Charles Pride Parade! We are celebrating our 5th Anniversary and want to make it a complete celebration. Our theme is Reflections… Looking Back, Marching Forward. We want you to be a part of this HISTORY MAKING year. This is going to be an amazing celebration of community,…

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