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Crestwood Plaza

The old Crestwood mall was demolished in 2016, but some signs remain on the property.
Wayne Pratt | St. Louis Public Radio

Developers of the old Crestwood mall site insist work is being done behind the scenes to redevelop the nearly 50-acre property along Watson Road. But right now, it is still a huge patch of dirt and weeds in the center of the south St. Louis County municipality.

The mall has been closed since 2013 and was demolished in 2016.

Bulldozers and dump trucks are what's in store for the vacant mall most recently known as Crestwood Court as redevelopment plans are in the works. Thousands of residents came to say good-bye at a food truck festival held Saturday.
Stephanie Lecci | St. Louis Public Radio

Santa Claus. That’s the first thing Carol Feldman thinks of when she recalls her childhood memories of the mall known then as Crestwood Plaza off Watson Road.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Feb. 13, 2012 - Avalon Theatre and R-S Theatrics (formerly Soundstage Productions) are bringing down their Crestwood Court curtains with a pair of plays about love and cars.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Dec. 26, 2011 -- After nearly three years at Crestwood Mall, five dozen arts organizations will do their spring cleaning while it's still winter and move out before March.