Westport Plaza

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View of Westport Plaza, March 2018

Westport Plaza is a 42-acre (170,000 m2), commercial development, resort, and entertainment center[1] located in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Westport opened in 1973[2] and since has grown to over 700,000 square feet (65,000 m2) of office buildings, restaurants and entertainment venues, and hotels.[3] The property was purchased jointly in 2007 by real estate company Golub & Co. and Boston-based Intercontinental Real Estate Corp.[4] In 2012, Westport Plaza was purchased by Lodging Hospitality Management.[5] The entertainment complex hosts many popular events over the year including the St. Louis Beer and Brat Festival, lunchtime concerts, "Parties at the Plaza" events, jazz concerts[6] and Archon 34.[7]

Restaurants and Entertainment Venues[edit]

  • Backstreet Jazz & Blues- Jazz club featuring live music at night.
  • Bradford's Pub- English-style pub
  • Drunken Fish- Sushi Lounge with live music and karaoke at night.
  • Funny Bone- Popular St. Louis comedy club.
  • Kobe Steakhouse- Japanese, Teppanyaki-style restaurant provides entertaining dining.
  • Paul Mineo's Trattoria- Italian Restaurant
  • Trainwreck Saloon- American style restaurant and bar, live music and dancing at night.
  • Westport Pizza Company- New York style pizza
  • Westport also has fast-food chains of Starbucks, McDonald's, and St. Louis Bread Company

Theatre[edit]

  • The Playhouse at Westport- hosts plays, musicals, and other live productions.

Hotels[edit]

Media[edit]

Government[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Westport is located on Westport Plaza Dr. with easy connections to Page Ave near the I-270 and Page Ave. interchange in Maryland Heights. Metro operates bus routes in the Westport Plaza area.[8] Future plans to extend the Metrolink lightrail west from Clayton include a station at Westport.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ St. Louis Fine Restaurant Guide - West Port Plaza
  2. ^ West Port Plaza for sale - St. Louis Business Journal:
  3. ^ World of West Port Plaza
  4. ^ Westport Plaza sold - St. Louis Business Journal:
  5. ^ Lodging Hospitality Management buys Westport Plaza for $33 million
  6. ^ Westport Plaza
  7. ^ "Archon 34 website". Archon. Archived from the original on 2015-02-06.
  8. ^ Timetables
  9. ^ Citizens for Modern Transit Working to Expand Metrolink St Louis

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