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Welcome to our collection of stories related to the history of the St. Louis region. We hope if you're a history buff or just curious you'll find something interesting here.Have a story to share or question to ask? Email our engagement editor Kelsey Proud at kproud@stlpublicradio.org.

St. Louis In Photos: Then And Now

Photo illustration of two women crossing the street at 6th and Locust, 74 years apart.
Left photo: Brian Villa | for St. Louis Public Radio; right photo: Richard Moore | provided by the Missouri History Museum

Do you have an old family photo that you'd like to recreate? Try it and send the old and new results to us.

Have you wondered what an area looked like years ago? Maybe the spot was totally different, such as 4th and Market. Maybe it has been lovingly maintained, as in the DeMenil Mansion.

Find an old photo and then take one of the place now. When you send the pair, include where you got the old picture and what information you know about it. We'll work on getting permission for the original so we can share your results.

As the celebration of the area's 250th birthday continues, we will print more old and new pairs and would like to include works by our readers.

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