2017 Development Favorite: 100-Apartment & Grocery store Mixed Use Building in Dogtown

Continuing with our favorite project announcements from 2017, we move to the Clayton-Tamm Neighborhood in the Dogtown area of St. Louis. A former lumberyard at 6300 Clayton Avenue has sat vacant for years. 

The property is a huge vacant lot eyesore. So it is with much joy, we read of a substantial upgrade for this important part of the neighborhood. 

From a deadzone to a $25M mixed use building with 100 apartments and 16,000 square feet of retail.

 Developer rendering for "Hibernia" at 6300 Clayton Avenue

Developer rendering for "Hibernia" at 6300 Clayton Avenue

Fields Foods plans to offer grocery delivery services to nearby customers.

Fields Foods co-founder Chris Goodson said the second location will be about half the size of its existing store. The area is part of an “energetic” neighborhood and lacks a nearby grocery store, he said.

”We see lots of similarities to the Lafayette Square, Tower Grove and Soulard areas,” Goodson said. “A lot of new people moving into the city.”

Other amenities offered at the new apartment complex include a dog park area, bocce ball court, bike storage and a bicycle mechanic and underground parking.
— Jacob Barker - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

You read that right, city lovers, underground parking! And the building uses the modern/contemporary look so common in these times. 

What a difference this will make to an already great neighborhood. Maybe some day we'll read of the St. Louis Zoo activating the property they own in the neighborhood, and things really take off.

What great news for 2017. This five story building will be fun to watch as it rises over Dogtown.