Dutchtown is our neighborhood on the South Side of St. Louis, home to a lot of history and a changing future. We are St. Louis’s most populous and densest neighborhood. We embrace the diversity of our neighbors and have big plans to make Dutchtown a better place to live for everyone regardless of race, economic status, religious background, or any other factor. We are Dutchtown Proud.
We’ve got room for everyone who wants to be part of a strong neighborhood with a lot of momentum. Come visit us—we’d love to show you around. Move in next door to us. Open your business here. Invest in the future of our neighborhood. There’s something for everyone in Dutchtown.
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Neighbors who know and look out for each other form the backbone of a strong community. An organized block, no matter how formally or informally organized, increases safety, improves aesthetics, attracts new neighbors, and gets things done. Learn how to organize your block at dutchtownstl.org/blocks.
We’ve got resources to help you interact, communicate, and plug in with your neighbors to get organized.
The Dutchtown Community Improvement District and Dutchtown Main Streets are excited to announce the start of a new community-oriented Neighborhood Beautification Service Program in partnership with employer and training vendor Employment Connection. The program, funded by the Dutchtown CID, is designed to keep Dutchtown’s main thoroughfares clean while recirculating taxpayer money back into the community. Services are expected to start in August 2021.
EncoreSTL is a collective of performance artists and creatives located here in Dutchtown at Thomas Dunn Learning Center. They produce live theater performances as well as digital media with a mission to impact and transform communities.
In 2019, the City of St. Louis selected Dutchtown to be one of the city neighborhoods to participate in Cure Violence, an anti-violence public health initiative that has been successful in many cities and neighborhoods across the country. Taking a new approach to issues of crime and safety has many Dutchtown residents hopeful for the future of our neighbors and neighborhood.