A premier location when they were founded in the late 1800s,
the Tower Grove Neighborhoods of Shaw, Tower Grove South and Southwest Garden have undergone a rebirth with the past decade’s renewed interest in city living.
Download the TGNCDC Framework and Vision plan here
Download the TGNCDC Strategic plan here
The Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation is a consolidation of Grand Oak Hill Community Corporation, Southwest Garden Housing Corporation and Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation. The three organizations have served the community for over 30 years. Now, as a combined entity, Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation continues the tradition and supports the area’s growth by promoting responsible development, affordable housing and diverse character and vibrancy in the neighborhoods surrounding Tower Grove Park. Through local development and community progress expertise, the Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation serves as a resource to neighborhood residents, buyers/renters, developers, real estate agents and business owners.
Our staff is available to help answer all your community development related questions– from development incentives and details on available properties, tours of the neighborhoods, to tenant screening, nuisance property abatement, and Community Development Block Grant activities. Contact us to see how the Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation can help you get connected to Shaw, Tower Grove South and Southwest Garden neighborhoods. Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation works closely with Southwest Garden Neighborhood Association, Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association, Tower Grove Heights Neighborhood Association and Tower Grove South Neighborhood Association, other community organizations and elected Alderpersons in our service area.
“The Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation is financed in part through a grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Community Development Administration under the provision of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (Pub L, 93-383 42 USC 5301 et seq.) and/or HOME Title II of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended (Public Law 101-625)”
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Shaw, Tower Grove South and Southwest Garden Community Resource Guide and Directory, Produced by STL Programs in partnership with Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC
Community Resource Guide and Directory Front Cover Photo Contest Announced!
Calling all photographers! Grab your camera, cell phone or tablets and snap some creative photos of the people, places, and things around Tower Grove Neighborhoods of Shaw, Tower Grove South and Southwest Garden. We are looking for a photo to use as the cover of the new 2017 Shaw, Tower Grove South and Southwest Garden Community Resource Guide and Directory, published by STL Programs for the Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation. This booklet will be published in August and distributed to each of the approximate 13,000 households throughout the Tower Grove South, Shaw, and Southwest Garden residential community.
What Do You Win?
The winner will have their photo printed on the cover of the Guide, with their name credited inside the booklet. The winner will also receive dinner for two at a restaurant in Tower Grove South, Shaw, or Southwest Garden.
Rules: Contest is open to everyone. Entrants can submit photos of a people (release will be needed from the subject(s), building, event, park, landmark or architectural element located in the neighborhoods mentioned above. Entrants cannot submit photos of a single business or restaurant. The photo must have been taken by the person submitting it. A Photo Release will need to be signed with your entry. By entering the photo in the contest, you are agreeing that if selected, you will allow your photo to be used in the future Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation (TGNCDC) publications, posted on the TGNCDC Facebook page, Twitter, Instagram, and website. Photo credit will be given for these photos also. Please note that the photo selected may be artistically cropped or altered for publication.
Format/Specifications: We are more likely to use a photo which is vertical (portrait) in dimension to fit the cover. Please submit high resolution (200 dpi or higher) photos in JPG format. Ideal Size would be 5” wide by 7 ½” deep.
How do you Submit?
Submit your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Selecting A Winner: Winning photo will be selected by the Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC board members and representative (s) of the publisher, STL Programs. Winner will be announced by June 15, 2016.