Did you just move into the Heights? We are so excited to have you here! Whether you are new to the St. Louis region, or just new to the neighborhood, you probably have questions… so we’ve compiled helpful information and resources for you. Make sure to contact your Block Captain (on this website) for a Welcome Packet!
- Where exactly is Tower Grove Heights?
- Tower Grove Heights Neighborhood Association (TGHNA)
- How do I get connected?
- Neighborhood Stabilization Officer & Citizen’s Service Bureau
- Elected Officials
- Block Captains
- Street Cleaning
- Trash, Recycling, Yard Waste, and Bulk Pickup
- Cable, Internet, and Utilities
- Changing Voter Registration
- Attractions and Amenities
- Post Office and Mailing Services
- MetroLink and Bus
Tower Grove Heights is bounded by Arsenal Street on the north, South Grand Boulevard on the east, Utah Place on the south and Gustine Avenue on the west. We are located just south of Tower Grove Park and within the Tower Grove South area.
MAP OF TGH
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TGHNA is a nonprofit organization that works to build the community through involvement, social events, betterment projects, volunteer operations, and advocacy. Monthly meetings, on the fourth Tuesday of every month (except December), provide information on current events, guest speakers ranging from local business owners to law enforcement officers & government officials. Residents are encouraged to become members. However, please note that all events & monthly meetings are open to both members & non-members.
Tower Grove Heights offers multiple ways to get connected and meet your neighbors!
TGH utilizes several social media platforms. Find us on Next Door (towergrovemo.nextdoor.com), Twitter (@TowerGroveHts) or on Facebook (Tower Grove Community). Find us on social media and introduce yourself! Attending the Tower Grove Heights Neighborhood Association monthly meetings is another great way to meet others! Tower Grove Heights Neighborhood Association has its own low-traffic group page via MailChimp. To sign up, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tower Grove Heights Neighborhood is located within the Second District of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. For emergencies (meaning anything that is happening right now), dial 9-1-1. The non-emergency number is 314-231-1212. Report everything that looks suspicious!
For common problems you may have with city-provided services, the best course of action is to contact the Citizen’s Services Bureau. They’ll handle issues such as potholes, defective street lights, overflowing dumpsters, graffiti, etc. For more serious problems, such as a problem or nuisance property, contact our substitute Neighborhood Improvement Specialist, Mark Washington-McLean. He can generally assist you as described here.
Tower Grove Heights Neighborhood is within Ward 15. Our Alderperson is Megan Ellyia Green. The 15th Ward office can be reached here. The Alderperson’s office is able to assist with navigating city services among other things. You can join Megan’s mailing list to get the latest information delivered to your inbox.
Elected officials who serve our neighborhood can be found by entering your address into St. Louis Address Lookup Site. Make sure the “Contacts and Elected Officials” category is checked.
Have a question about your neighborhood or block? If you need a welcome packet, the latest Gazette (our quarterly neighborhood newsletter) or want to help with a block party, get in touch with your block captain.
Streets are scheduled to be cleaned once a month. Times and dates are posted along each street. If you park a vehicle on the street during the scheduled cleaning times, you’ll be subject to receiving a parking ticket.
Trash, Recycling, Yard Waste, and Bulk Pickup
The City of St. Louis Refuse Division provides for all disposal in the city. There are dumpsters in the alleys designated for either trash (landfill), yard waste, or recycling. Please break down boxes before placing them in recycling dumpsters. Paint that has been solidified with kitty litter or sand may be put in trash dumpsters. No flammables should ever be put in to any dumpster.
Bulk items are picked up on the 3rd Monday of the month. By 6 a.m., place up to 3 items, 3 to 4 feet from dumpster. Bulk items include household items such as furniture, appliances, car batteries, tires, scrap metal or wood, etc. Refrigerator doors must be removed. No container or bundle may weigh over 100 lbs., be over 6 feet long, or over 2 feet in diameter. With a valid driver’s license and utility bill showing a city address, residents are entitled to one free dump per month at 4100 S. 1st Street 63118, Mon-Sat, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (excluding holidays).
Several Utility Companies serve the Tower Grove Heights Neighborhood.
Electric (including alley but not street lights)
The St. Louis Board of Elections handles all voter registrations.
There is SO much to love about the Tower Grove Heights neighborhood! To dig into lists of small businesses, nearby attractions, etc, check out our Attractions & Amenities section.
The Carpenter branch of the St. Louis Public Library is located at the southeast corner of the neighborhood at Grand & Utah. If you do not yet have a card, bring a piece of mail or something proving your city residency with you when you go to sign up!
3198 S. Grand
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays
3112 S. Grand
Look up and plot your route at www.metrostlouis.org or www.google.com/maps (including the Google Maps app). The #70 runs up and down Grand, and the #30 runs along Arsenal, with the nearest MetroLink station being just north of our neighborhood on Grand Avenue between highway 40 & 44. The MetroLink train stations have kiosks which accept cash or (at Missouri stations only) Visa, MasterCard or Discover. At these stations and select other locations including online, you may purchase passes for all durations including weekly or monthly. You may take bicycles on the buses (place on the rack out on the front of the bus) or on the trains (stand with your bike at the back of the last car). Older adult and children’s fares available. Questions? Call Metro Transit Information at 314-231-2345.
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