Founded in 1763, St. Louis is home to over 400 historic sites on the National Register of Historic Places. Host to the World's Fair in 1904 and home of the famous Gateway Arch, this Midwestern city is host to The Muny, one of the oldest and largest theaters in America, the oldest Botanical Gardens in America, a massive indoor/outdoor Soulard Farmers Market, and was named one of the top cities to get the Biggest Bang for your Buck by The Fiscal Times. Restoration St. Louis has been thoughtfully restoring this Arch City since 1990.
Hailed as the nation's most livable city by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Davenport is the third largest city in Iowa and the regional beacon for the Quad-Cities region. Founded in 1836, the city is currently enjoying its greatest revitalization in 80 years, including an expansive River Renaissance. It boasts of the River Music Experience, Freight House Farmer's Market, and internationally recognized Figge Art Museum as an architectural icon, not to mention many historic significant properties by renowned architects, along Davenport's magnificent riverfront.