Historic Kirkwood Train Station Foundation

We are  raising money to benefit the Historic Kirkwood Train Station Foundation. The Foundation was established in 2016 to assist the City of Kirkwood with the preservation of Kirkwood's historic train station. The Kirkwood Train Station is the third busiest Amtrak train stop in the state. It now needs maintenance and improvements to better serve travelers and the community. Thank you very much in advance for contributing to this cause that means so much to the St. Louis, Missouri region.

Our Mission:

The Mission of the Historic Kirkwood Train Station Foundation is to seek ongoing funding sources for needed maintenance and construction projects for the preservation of the Kirkwood Train Station. 

Our Restoration Project:
The Historic Kirkwood Train Station Foundation seeks to raise $4.6 million  dollars to fund the maintenance and construction work needed to restore and renovate the city’s historic icon so as to better serve the community and the thousands of train passengers who pass through its doors each year. 

The Restoration Project Includes:

·        Design & preliminary engineering
·        New roof & heating/cooling system
·        Tuckpointing, window & door restoration
·        Restrooms, expansion & ADA-compliant
·        Interior restoration (floor, ceiling, walls, lighting, ticket desk)
·        Site improvements & utilities
·        Accessory storage building for maintenance and event items
·        New covered exterior platform for passengers (the original
          was removed)
·        Outdoor plaza & landscaping

50911874_1602790621147642_r.jpeg                                                                Rendering of Completed Restoration

Our Fundraising Efforts
Thanks to many generous donors, the Foundation has already pledged $500,000 toward the planned restoration and renovation of the historic icon to better serve the thousands of train travelers and to improve the station for the numerous public and private events that are held at the train station each year.

Recently,  the foundation and the City of Kirkwood submitted a grant application for federal funding to help support the historic restoration project.

Fundraising efforts continue as we pursue private/public sources in order to raise the estimated $4.6M total needed to complete the project in 2024-25.

The Kirkwood Train Station is an outstanding example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. Built in 1893 to replace the first Kirkwood depot destroyed by fire, the last major renovation of the station took place in 1941.  The Kirkwood Train Station become the property of the City of Kirkwood in 2003 after it was shuttered by Amtrak.

Thank you for supporting our efforts to preserve and improve our greatly loved historic train station, securing its place in Kirkwood's past, present and future!

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Historic Kirkwood Train Station Foundation 
Saint Louis, MO
Historic Kirkwood Train Station Foundation 
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