A St. Louis Icon

The Forest Park Hotel has been a focal destination within the Central West End for decades. Due to its beautifully preserved architectural details, this St. Louis landmark remains on the list of the National Register of Historic Places.

Historic Luxury

  • The Central West End

    Home to the 1904 World’s Fair, the Central West End is a sophisticated community teeming with old world charm. Designed by prominent St. Louis architect Preston J. Bradshaw, The Forest Park Hotel was welcomed into the bustling community in 1923.

  • A Smashing Success

    Following the early success of the hotel, a seven-story center wing addition was added in 1926. This new addition closely followed the materials and design of the original building, allowing the new architecture to fit in flawlessly. The luxurious hotel drew in many entertainment and sports figures throughout its prime.

  • Circus Snack Bar

    The famous nightclub was located on the hotel’s ground floor retail space. During its peak in the 1930s and ’40s, the club hosted performers such as Liberace, Louis Armstrong and Sarah Vaughan.

  • More Additions in the 1960s

    A one-story stone and glass addition was added to highlight the exquisite architecture of the building in the 1960s. These additions worked to improve the appearance of the hotel and garnered more attention for this featured St. Louis destination.

  • New Ownership in 1983

    Harold Butler, founder of Denny’s restaurants, bought The Forest Park Hotel and performed over 7 million dollars of renovations. Although the hotel was improved during Butler’s ownership, the building foreclosed in 1990 due to financial difficulties.

  • Hotel Rooms to Apartment Homes

    In 2003, Fairway Construction under the direction of JES Development, renovated and converted the dormant hotel into lavish apartment homes turning the former hotel into The Residences at Forest Park Hotel. The apartment community is now known for its vibrant, historic building updated with modern amenities.

  • The Residences at Forest Park Hotel

    From its beginning as an elegant hotel in 1923, the building has been through many different phases and owners, leading to its status as a historic apartment community today. With its beautiful features, comfortable furnishings and endless amenities, residents love living at The Residences at Forest Park Hotel community.

The 5-Star Team

We pride ourselves on the outstanding service we provide to our residents. Here is the team that will welcome you home.

Lauren Scott

Property Manager

“I am so proud to be part of such a strong team at the best community in Central West End.”

Aimee Whitmire

Leasing Consultant

“I just love helping put a smile on the residents’ faces.”

Steve Schultz

Landscape Manager

“My focus is to create a beautiful environment that residents feel happy to come home to.”

A Fairway Management Community

  • Our Mission

    Develop, build, manage and invest in quality housing where our families would be proud to live. For almost 25 years, we have created housing that enhances the lives of our residents.

  • Purpose and Vision

    Our purpose is to serve our customers by helping them achieve success. We strive to be one of the finest small companies in America by always putting our customer first.

  • And We're Just Getting Started

    Fairway Management has grown from 5 to over 200 properties in almost 25 years. Regarded as a strong management company in the industry, we commit extensive resources to hiring, developing and training our Property Management Team. Each member of the team is available to the residents and has detailed files that accurately track compliance issues, making life for our residents as carefree as possible.

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Welcome to the Neighborhood

Located in the heart of the Central West End, you will be surrounded by unlimited restaurants, unique shops and all retail St. Louis has to offer.
Area Guide
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Relax and Indulge with our Luxury Amenities

From our gourmet coffee bar with fresh fruit and snacks to an outdoor patio with gas grills, we have all of your needs and wants covered.
Community Amenities
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Apartment Layouts to Suit Your Lifestyle

We offer a variety of floor plans, each one unique like the residents who make them their home.
Floor Plans