The Grand Center Architecture and History Walking Tour provides a fascinating look into the District’s magnificent buildings, rich history, dynamic neighborhood, and vibrant arts culture. The free 1.5-mile tour will take walkers on a journey back in time, supported by a richly detailed narrated history, as well as provide a glimpse of the exciting plans for the future. Tours start from the Magnolia Cafe at KDHX (3524 Washington Blvd). Sign up for a free tour at

Tour groups go inside the Contemporary Art Museum and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts unless the museums are changing exhibits. Tour groups typically go inside one additional stop that varies from Saturday to Saturday.

Parking is available in a gated lot on Washington just east of Third Baptist Church. Meter parking is available throughout Grand Center.

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  • Starting Saturday, September 6th, 2014, repeated every week on Saturday until Saturday, October 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Magnolia Cafe

3524 Washington Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63103


Katie Verkruyse