The Central West End neighborhood has some beautiful old homes, some of which have been converted to townhomes. We went to Crepes Etc on Maryland Plaza for a late breakfast and then decided to walk through the area. On the north side of Maryland Plaza across from Crepes Etc and Scape Bistro are the Maryland Plaza Townhomes. If you walk east past Euclid you will come upon several restaurants, shops and even a Chess Club shop.
If you have the energy you could continue east a few more blocks on Maryland Avenue to see the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis which is beautiful.
This area is a nice place to have breakfast or lunch and stroll through the neighborhood.