The Koken is conveniently situated within the bustling St. Louis Fox Park neighborhood. This iconic renovation, masterminded by the design-build team at Blackline Design + Construction, opened its doors to residents on August 1st, 2023. The now completed building stands as a testament to St. Louis’s rich architectural heritage.
Joining hands with the Fox Park Neighborhood Association, residents can immerse themselves in the community spirit, with access to a delightful dog park for a $40/year membership. For the pet aficionados, The Koken’s doors are open wide with no weight or breed restrictions.
Fox Park’s pulsating heart has a new landmark. With premier establishments like Coffeestamp for morning delights and evening gourmet experiences such as the Little Fox and The Lucky Accomplice, The Koken promises a life where luxury, history, and convenience blend together in harmonious rhythm.
Beyond the architectural marvel and historical significance, The Koken is a pinnacle of modern living. From cutting-edge co-working spaces and a plush resident lounge to the sweeping views from the rooftop deck, luxury is redefined. A city gem, it also boasts ample parking facilities.
The illustrious history of the Koken Barber Supply Company takes a new breath of life with the unveiling of The Koken. Established in 1874 in St. Louis, the Koken Barber Supply Company once dominated the U.S. market as the premier manufacturer of barber chairs. The visionary behind this success, Ernest Koken, introduced the groundbreaking hydraulic-lift barber chair, catapulting the company to immense success. As a testament to its growth, numerous manufacturing and administrative buildings sprouted up across St. Louis.