A Circa Guide to Clayton

Circa 1913: Located west of Forest Park and north of Highway 64, Clayton is a thriving metropolitan area with a collection of specialty boutiques, art galleries, hotels and top-rated restaurants. Upscale condominiums and tall, contemporary office buildings frame the central business district of Clayton. This area, located between Maryland Avenue on the north, Shaw Park to the west and Forest Park Blvd along the south, is headquarters to many Fortune 500 companies including Centene and Enterprise.

The residential neighborhood along Wydown Boulevard, from the St. Louis city limits to Hanley Road, is noted for its elegant homes and innovative schools, including Washington University, Fontbonne College and the Concordia Seminary. Just 15 minutes from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and 10 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the city of Clayton is a year-round destination with plenty to see, eat and drink.



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Did you know? 
"Martin Hanley's 129-year-old farmhouse still stands on the edge of Clayton, a testament to the city's combination of urban flair and community."

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  • Tani Sushi Bistro

    Offering traditional and fusion-style sushi, stunning signature rolls, as well as classic Japanese cuisine. A Tani, the highest quality ingredients are complemented by stunning Japanese décor.
  • Sweet Boutique

    Sweet Boutique is an accessory and gift shop offering gifts for any occasion. Their selection is ever changing, with items for baby showers, wedding showers, birthdays and more.
  • Shaw Park

    Shaw Park is located along Brentwood Blvd near the heart of Clayton's bustling business district. Shaw Park is the city's oldest and largest park. With majestic trees and open grass areas, Shaw Park offers a respite from the bustle of the city.
  • Kaldi's Coffee

    In 2007 Kaldi's Coffee opened at the Crescent to meet the demand for great coffee. Their small store in the Carondelet Plaza features a beautiful espresso bar and a chance to stop and smell the coffee along with a full lineup of food.
  • Pastaria

    Pastaria is a taste of real Italy in St. Louis from Chef Gerard Craft, featuring fresh pastas and wood-fired pizzas in a casual, family-friendly environment.
  • City Coffeehouse & Crêperie

    City Coffeehouse & Crêperie is St. Louis’ original crêperie. Their European style coffeehouse serves breakfast, luncheon and brunch items. They have whatever you're craving: sweet or savory...
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