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Re: WUSTL Recent Grad (and others) Taking Questions

Postby marrismarris » Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:15 pm

Petrichor wrote:
rorobobo wrote:
marrismarris wrote:
rorobobo wrote:Any recommendations for apartments directly adjacent to metrolink stops?


You’d need to give way more info than just near the metro stops for us to give you advice. How many bedrooms/roommates? Budget? Pets? Near bars or more residential?

The easiest way to find housing is to come to St Louis and drive around a bit if possible. If that’s not possible, I would contact Village Green in STL (they run the embassy, chesterfield, and waterman-Clara) or City Wide Apartments, which manage a ton of apartment buildings, especially on Pershing Ave in the DeBaliviere neighborhood. There’s also a metro stop in the Central West End, but that neighborhood is more expensive.


Fair, looking for 0/1 BR w/o pets and sub-$1k budget. Prioritize walking distance to grocery.


CWE has studios for under 800 that allows pets, 10-15 min walk to metro stop, 3-4 mins walking to 2 different groceries.


Agreed about cwe, there’s a schnucks and Whole Foods there, but the rent on a 1bed is not sub $1k. You’re looking at ~$1250 probably. Don’t know about studios at all. Whole Foods is along the #1 bus route though, so anywhere on Pershing or waterman Blvd would also work.

Maybe look in U-City. If you go JUST ONLY 1 BLOCK north of the loop, you can find that and that’s right by United provisions, a smaller grocery. But do not go farther than a block or so.
Last tip is google earth and street view everything you’re looking at

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Re: WUSTL Recent Grad (and others) Taking Questions

Postby PeanutsNJam » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:35 pm

marrismarris wrote:Maybe look in U-City. If you go JUST ONLY 1 BLOCK north of the loop, you can find that and that’s right by United provisions, a smaller grocery. But do not go farther than a block or so. Last tip is google earth and street view everything you’re looking at


The loop area is nice

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Re: WUSTL Recent Grad (and others) Taking Questions

Postby Petrichor » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:46 am

marrismarris wrote:
Petrichor wrote:
rorobobo wrote:
marrismarris wrote:
rorobobo wrote:Any recommendations for apartments directly adjacent to metrolink stops?


You’d need to give way more info than just near the metro stops for us to give you advice. How many bedrooms/roommates? Budget? Pets? Near bars or more residential?

The easiest way to find housing is to come to St Louis and drive around a bit if possible. If that’s not possible, I would contact Village Green in STL (they run the embassy, chesterfield, and waterman-Clara) or City Wide Apartments, which manage a ton of apartment buildings, especially on Pershing Ave in the DeBaliviere neighborhood. There’s also a metro stop in the Central West End, but that neighborhood is more expensive.


Fair, looking for 0/1 BR w/o pets and sub-$1k budget. Prioritize walking distance to grocery.


CWE has studios for under 800 that allows pets, 10-15 min walk to metro stop, 3-4 mins walking to 2 different groceries.


Agreed about cwe, there’s a schnucks and Whole Foods there, but the rent on a 1bed is not sub $1k. You’re looking at ~$1250 probably. Don’t know about studios at all. Whole Foods is along the #1 bus route though, so anywhere on Pershing or waterman Blvd would also work.

Maybe look in U-City. If you go JUST ONLY 1 BLOCK north of the loop, you can find that and that’s right by United provisions, a smaller grocery. But do not go farther than a block or so.
Last tip is google earth and street view everything you’re looking at


delco, fairmount, hawthorne all have 1 bdrm under 1k.

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Re: WUSTL Recent Grad (and others) Taking Questions

Postby marrismarris » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:24 pm

Petrichor wrote:
delco, fairmount, hawthorne all have 1 bdrm under 1k.


OP: confirmed.

(those are apartment building names in CWE)

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Re: WUSTL Recent Grad (and others) Taking Questions

Postby par283 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:37 pm

Anyone have any advice for things to do in St. Louis?

I'm flying in midday tomorrow and my visit is Monday morning and I'm not really sure what to do with myself tomorrow during the day. Also, if any current students or alums are around tomorrow night to grab a drink and offer a more realistic perspective on the law school, PM me!




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