North Point

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The North Point (or North Pointe) neighborhood of St. Louis City is bounded by Goodfellow on the north, Northcrest on the west, Florissant on the southwest, and Riverview Boulevard on the east and northeast.

This quaint and stable neighborhood is home to the North Park United Methodist Church and Mizpah Lutheran Church. Herzog Elementary School and Northwest Middle School have provided quality primary education to many generations of children in the neighborhood. Lot a Luv and New Northside Child Development Centers offer convenient a quality child care to the working parents of the North Point neighborhood. The Riverview/West Florissant Housing Corporation provides area residents with access to housing information and administer the implementing housing development projects. Boatmen's Bank (Nations) is the only institution, as North Point is primary a residential area. On the outer boundaries of the neighborhood major employers are present.

This thriving middle class neighborhood is one of the most stable neighborhoods in the city. It has been able to weather urban crisis and population shifts without affecting its stability. The neighborhood has maintained its residential middle class flavor and has a quaint suburban quality. Smaller one-and two-bedroom bungalows and fewer larger frame homes are found throughout the neighborhood. The majority of housing in the North Point neighborhood was constructed between 1938 and 1940's. Currently nearly 85% of the housing available is owner occupied. Proximity to quality educational institutions make many education opportunities available to the neighborhood's children. Several commercial districts are found on the outskirts along West Florissant, Goodfellow and the Halls Ferry Circle.

Representation

North Point is part of two aldermanic wards: Ward 2, and Ward 27.

Map

<googlemap lat="38.717796" lon="-90.247793" zoom="14" width="700" controls="large"> 38.715001, -90.247663, North Point, St. Louis, MO, USA </googlemap>

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