The Ellendale Neighborhood Association has a group page on Facebook.
The ENA also encourages its residents to sign up on Nextdoor.com. Nextdoor is a location-driven community helping to filter information relevant to your neighborhood and surrounding communities. Nextdoor has been adopted by the city of St. Louis agencies as one of their communications avenues. You can read about their adoption of Nextdoor here: www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/aldermen/Nextdoor.cfm.
St. Louis City
Ellendale Neighborhood Map: www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/planning/documents/ellendale-nghbrhd-map.cfm
Click here to download the PDF.
Citizens Service Bureau
The Citizens' Service Bureau's (CSB) purpose is to effectively and efficiently register and route city service requests, answer citizen requests for information, and provide City departments with statistics as needed.
When to call — Click here to download the informational PDF.
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
South Patrol Division
3157 Sublette, St. Louis, MO 63139
Capt. Michael Deeba — Commander, 2nd District
Officer Don Veile — Ellendale Liason
Community Outreach Meetings — SLMPD Community Outreach Meetings are held every three months (March, June, September and December) on the third Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Louis Senior Activity Center, located at 5602 Arsenal.
St. Louis Fire Department
Dennis Jenkerson — Fire Chief
The St. Louis Fire Department protects 62 square miles and about 319,000 full-time residents (with a daytime population approaching 1,000,000). It employs about 900 personnel including firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, and civilians. Firefighters respond from 30 Engine Houses throughout the City, organized into six districts. The SLFD also provides structural fire protection, emergency medical services, rescue response, and aircraft rescue firefighting from two fire stations located at Lambert Airport.
A lists of Fire Department documents including information and brochures on Fire Safety and Prevention Education can be found here: www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/public-safety/fire/documents/index.cfm
Parks and Recreation
Ellendale has one large City park located within its borders — Francis R Slay Park located at the corner of McCausland and Canterbury Avenues. The City’s website has more information about Francis R Slay Park. Amenities in the park include two ball fields (with backstops and diamonds), one soccer field, a 1-mile paved walking loop trail, and one full, lighted, tennis court with fencing. Amenities in the park cannot be reserved. The park also has restrooms, water fountains, and a playground with slides and climbing features.
Brightside St. Louis
Brightside St. Louis, originally named Operation Brightside, was founded in 1982 by Mayor Schoemehl and campaign chairman G. Duncan Bauman (the then publisher of the St. Louis Globe Democrat). Read more about Brightside St. Louis here: www.brightsidestl.org
Project Blitz is Brightside St. Louis' campaign to clean up city neighborhoods. Projects can be scheduled year-round, allowing groups to select a clean-up date and location that is convenient for them. Here is information from the City about organizing a community clean-up: www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/parks/operation-brightside/blitz.cfm
Organize a clean-up project for your area and work with Brightside St. Louis to secure the tools you’ll need. Here is some helpful advice from the City about the responsibilities of a clean-up organizer. (Note: though the City’s information refers to the responsibilities of Block Captains, any resident can organize a clean-up.)
Interested in organizing a clean-up within the Ellendale neighborhood? Contact the ENA Officers and we will do everything we can to assist you.
The following elected officials represent the residents of the Ellendale Neighborhood, all sections:
State Senator Jacob Hummel — www.senate.mo.gov/mem04
State Representative Gina Mitten — www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2017&district=083
Alderman Scott Ogilvie — www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/aldermen/ward-24
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Ellendale Ranked #9 in Niche’s 2016 Best Neighborhoods to live in St. Louis
Niche Places to Live offers rankings and statistics on every neighborhood and city in the U.S. to help people find the best places to live, visit, and raise a family.
NICHE‘S 2016 GRADES FOR ELLENDALE
Education Grade: B+
Grade incorporates the percentage of residents who have received a bachelor's degree or higher.
Public Schools Grade: B+
Average Niche grade for every public school serving the area, weighted by the number of students.
Cost of Living Grade: B-
Grade incorporates statistics that capture an area's housing, food, and fuel costs.
Crime & Safety Grade: B
Grade, which incorporates statistics that capture a location's general safety.
Nightlife Grade: A-
Grade incorporates statistics that capture an area's access to bars, restaurants and cultural amenities.
Real Estate Grade: B+
Grade captures the overall strength of an area's real estate market by incorporating statistics that measure trends in housing prices, affordability, and homeownership rates.
Diversity Grade: B+
Grade, which incorporates statistics that capture a location's socioeconomic and demographic composition.
Shortest Commute Grade: A-
Grade incorporates statistics that capture an area's length of commute, as well as the proportion of residents who walk, bike, or use public transportation.
Family Amenities Grade: B-
Grade incorporates statistics that capture an area's access to parks, libraries, cultural activities and outdoor amenities.
Health & Fitness Grade: B
Grade incorporates statistics that capture a location's general well-being and access to care.
Jobs Grade: C
Grade incorporates statistics that capture an area's opportunity for employment and economic stability.
Outdoor Activities Grade: C+
Grade incorporates statistics that capture a location's access and proclivity towards outdoor activities.
Weather Grade: B-
Grade incorporates statistics that capture a location's general, year-round weather.
For more information, view data sources and factor details.