College Hill, Saint Louis, MO

College Hill Neighborhood Guide Saint Louis, MO


College Hill is a vibrant and historical neighborhood in Northeast Saint Louis, Missouri, named due to its elevation and proximity to the Mississippi River. The area is well-known for the Grand Water Tower, a 100+ year-old monument, and the iconic Bissell Mansion, which is the oldest brick house in the city. The neighborhood is bordered by major roadways like Interstate 70 and Bellefontaine Road. College Hill is a charming mixture of old and new, with aged brick houses standing proud alongside modern developments.

What You Will Love about College Hill, Saint Louis, Missouri

  • The charm of the historic Bissell Mansion and the Victorian-era Grand Water Tower located in the neighborhood.
  • The strong sense of community and neighborhood pride among residents.
  • Proximity to Bellefontaine Cemetery, a spacious and tranquil place for walking or introspection.
  • The easy access to major highways such as Interstate 70, offering quick commutes to downtown or other parts of the city.

What’s Nearby

College Hill is just a short drive away from Downtown St. Louis, making it convenient for work or leisurely exploration. Fairground Park, noted for its pool and recreation facilities, is located to the south-west of the neighborhood. The neighborhood is also relatively close to the natural beauty of the Mississippi River, offering scenic views and outdoor activities.


College Hill offers a laidback lifestyle with a sense of historic charm. The neighborhood's quiet streets and beautifully restored brick homes make it a peaceful respite from the city's hustle and bustle. Residents also enjoy easy access to downtown offerings and recreational activities along the Mississippi River.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 22 restaurants, 12 grocery stores, and 6 parks within a mile of the College Hill neighborhood.

    Tocco Frozen Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    826 E Prairie Ave

    Saveway Food Co.

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    5110 N Broadway

    Piekutowski's European Style Sausage

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store, Sausage Store

    0.6 miles

    4100 N Florissant Ave


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    3616 Natural Bridge Ave

    Yeatman Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    4401 Athlone Ave

    M-1 Food Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    4600 Pope Ave

College Hill Apartments and Rentals

118 Rental properties in College Hill, Saint Louis, MO.

  • One Cardinal Way property


    One Cardinal Way

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    571–2573 Sqft

    10 Units Available

  • Collins Terrace Apartments property


    Collins Terrace Apartments

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    940 Sqft

  • Drake Plaza property


    Drake Plaza

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    625–1200 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Roberts Galerie property


    Roberts Galerie

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    797–1881 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1136 Washington Ave #407 property


    1136 Washington Ave #407

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1506 Sqft

  • 1136 Washington Ave #605 property


    1136 Washington Ave #605

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1509 Sqft

Cost of Living

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College Hill Demographics

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College Hill Transportation

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Somewhat Walkable

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