The Van Gogh Suite

6318CED5-538D-4D6B-B6D3-64AF852DFC06The Van Gogh Suite is our 3rd of 3 apartments in Apartment-Gallery, perfectly suited for those who love the city-living experience & an artsy environment (if you’re uncomfortable with city neighborhoods, & diverse cultures, then this may not be for you). Cherokee Street is less than a block away and extremely walkable, so travelers looking for a good time on their way through will surely enjoy staying here. It’s perfect for couples, family and friends, solo adventurers, and furry friends (pets).

The space:

This shotgun style, uniquely rehabbed 1st floor apartment has 1 bedroom with a Queen sized bed, 1 bathroom with stand up shower, living room with a queen-sized pullout couch, kitchen/dining area with a microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, stove/oven, toaster oven, coffee maker, and basic cooking/dining tools and foods. Two bar stools, and two chairs with a dining table is the seating arrangement in the kitchen.


There is a unique, and tiny office area in the closet in the kitchen equipped with USB ports, and many power plugs to connect your technology, and to get your work done in relative ease, and comfort.


You have access to the basement washer/dryer and are free to use it as you wish. We have homemade laundry soap, and wool dryer balls, for the allergic/sensitive guests.

This bright, spacious, and unique space fits 4 people, total.

There is Internet/WiFi available. There is a television in the living room. A pull-out couch, chair and other seating is provided in the living area.


Most all artworks adorning the walls have been created by us, as well as our local artist friends. The Van Gogh Suite is our pride and joy and are incredibly happy to share it with you.

We hope you enjoy your experience here.

Guest access:

The whole apartment, and gated backyard is yours to utilize at your convenience so please do so, and MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME! We provide bagels and cream cheese, butter, and juices in the refrigerator, and there are various instant breakfast type foods, coffee, teas and drinks available in the pantry for your convenience. All simple foodstuffs are available to cook and eat as you prefer.

You have access to the washer and dryer in the basement and our homemade laundry soap and wool dryer balls are available to use.


There is a grocery store called Supermercado El Torito at the opposite end of the block, on California and Cherokee for all the rest of your basic grocery needs. Shop local whenever possible!!


Be sure and let us know when you are low on something and we will make sure you get restocked. Just text us!

Interaction with guests:

This is a DIY type lodging. We provide basic amenities, and simple foodstuffs if you choose to prepare it. Jamie and I do not live at Apartment Gallery, but we are usually in our studio on the first floor (Starlight Lab). You have the entire apartment and backyard to yourselves, though other guests and their pets may be using the backyard, as well. While we are nearby, our role is for ensuring your comfort and convenience in the background while you enjoy stay in The Van Gogh Suite and in St. Louis. We’d love to meet you and/or chat, but we understand you have a travel and adventure schedule. Just text us for anything and we’re almost always nearby. Feel free to knock on our door at Starlight Lab if you want to say hi, too!


This is a 4 family apartment building in which the Van Gogh Suite is one of three units: the others being The Basquiat Suite, and The Eames Suite (see our other listings for details). The fourth apartment is our art studio (Starlight Lab), so we are usually around. Please be respectful and pick up and dispose of your own pets’ waste, and be mindful if your pet does not get along with others.


You may come and go as you please. Just make sure to lock the door. We’d be happy to help you with anything if you need assistance. Just text us!

Other things to note:

Be aware that, this is true city living. NEVER leave valuables in your car, or visible. Be street savvy. This is no different than most metropolitan cities and burgs, so keep your eyes open and make sure your belongings are always safe and secured. We have a 24 hour remote security system on site (on all entrances, backyard, and parking area in front), so there is some reasonable monitoring for your safety. Don’t hesitate to call us at any time if you need anything! We’re almost always nearby to assist.


The folks at Yaquis on the corner of Iowa and Cherokee are happy to watch you walk home if you felt inclined to request it. Just ask Rich, the owner – he is usually hanging out in front of Yaquis, or the bouncer at the door. They’re all good people, and are always ready to help folks feel safe.