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Central West End named one of Top 10 Great Neighborhoods in America

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Central West End named one of Top 10 Great Neighborhoods in America. That's quite an honor for St. Louis.

From the night life that ended a few hours ago, to the morning rush that will start soon, the Central West End is the place to be according to the American Planning Association.

The 112 block of the Central West End neighborhood is being recognized for its unique style from its boutique stores to its European style homes. It's an eye catching area.

Nearly 14,000 people live in the Central West End and more than 28,000 work in the neighborhood.

It`s also considered to be a safer area of St. Louis.

It's located right next to Forest Park, college campuses and hospitals. There is access to public transportation and lots of shopping.  The restaurants also played a role in the Central West End land a top 10 spot.

Adams Morgan in Washington, D.C., Arbor Hill in Albany, New York, the Fan District in Richmond, Virginia, Fremont in Seattle, Washington and Uptown in Oakland, California also made the list.