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The Best of … Frontenac

Frontenac is one of several U.S. and Canadian sites named for Louis de Buade, Comte de Frontenac et du Palluau, a 17th-century French nobleman, soldier and politician. Longtime residents Benjamin and Lora Wood established the city’s first home sites in the first half of the 20th century, and today, it’s home to about 3,500 people and known for tree-lined neighborhoods, luxury homes and some of the area’s finest shopping.

Established: 1947
Named in honor of: Louis de Buade, Comte de Frontenac et du Palluau
Notable Landmarks: Plaza Frontenac, St. Joseph’s Academy, St. Louis County Library headquarters

local shops
Forshaw
The store provides a large selection of furniture, grills, fireplaces and accessories to outfit indoor and outdoor recreational spaces.

Ziern-Hanon Galleries
The shop specializes in French, English and American antiques, books and other treasures.

NCJW Resale Shop
Proceeds from sales of new and gently used clothing, jewelry and other items support programs of the National Council of Jewish Women.

bars & restaurants
Kreis’ Restaurant
A menu known for steaks, chops and fresh seafood

The Shack
A casual dining experience with breakfast and lunch favorites

Sugo’s Spaghetteria
Italian specialties including pasta and Neapolitan pizzas

attractions 
The Dinner Detective
A murder mystery dinner theater held at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac Hotel

parks 
Hunter Park
The facility includes playground features and green spaces.

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