A history of the Hollywood-inspired neighborhood that borders St. Louis's treasured Carondelet Park. Harris follows the history of the area from the faint traces of early French settlers, through its purchase by railroad magnate Jay Gould, and finally to the dynamic developers who envisioned a California-styled neighborhood. The book also covers the history of the adjacent Bellerive Boulevard and Dover Place areas and Bellerive and Carondelet Parks.
Historic Photos of the Gateway Arch
Chronicles the St. Louis riverfront from its days as a fur trading post, to the creation of the Arch.
Unyielding Spirit, The History of the Polish People in St. Louis
The history of the small but distinctive Polish community in St. Louis, which demonstrated resilience in the face of hardship, and determination in the face of oppression.
Bohemian Hill, an American Story
Thousands of Bohemian immigrants chose St. Louis to build new lives. Through their crafts, artistry and industry, they enriched their adopted city. They built a unique and colorful neighborhood in South St. Louis.
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Other Books by NiNi Harris:
The First Century of Tyler Place Presbyterian
At the heart of the Shaw Neighborhood
A History of Carondelet
A Grand Heritage
A history of the Shaw, Compton Heights, and Tower Grove East neighborhoods and Henry Shaw's Missouri Botanical Garden and Tower Grove Park.
Legacy of Lions
The History of University City
For a list of individuals and families mentioned or featured in the text of NiNi Harris' book, "Holly Hills"
St. Louis Parks by Ni Ni Harris and Esley Hamilton is Mrs. Harris's latest publication.
St. Louis Parks delivers portraits of St. Louis City and County Parks, both major and minor. Acclaimed local historians NiNi Harris and Esley Hamilton take readers through the city and country, respectively. The book evokes the unique character and history of the individual parks of the region.