Centennial Plaza Apartments
4115 McPherson Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108 (Map)
The Finest in Affordable Housing
for Seniors in St. Louis, Missouri
Operated by Lutheran Senior Services, Centennial Plaza Apartments provides comfortable, affordable senior housing for older adults, age 62 and better.
Located in St. Louis, MO 63108, just blocks from Forest Park, this HUD 202 community offers easy access to everywhere, so you can keep living your life your way. Come get to know our friendly, knowledgeable staff and sample the rich social life that Centennial Plaza Apartments has to offer!
Call 314.533.0550 or e-mail us today to schedule a visit.
Each of our 58 one-bedroom senior apartments and 18 efficiency apartments includes a kitchen and a tiled bathroom. Emergency pull cords, individually controlled heating and cooling, and cable television accessibility are included for each of our residents. We also have handicap-accessible apartments available.
All Centennial Plaza residents are welcome to take advantage of our…
- Diverse monthly activity calendar
- Scheduled transportation
- Regular health screenings
- Fire and safety alarms
- Library and media center
- Security surveillance
- Full-time maintenance
- Well-lit parking
- Coin-operated laundry
- Community Rooms
- Access to public transportation and LSS In-Home Services
About Lutheran Senior Services Affordable Housing
Welcome to Centennial Plaza Apartments! Or, as we say, “the crown jewel of HUD senior living.”
Centennial Plaza provides a supportive, affordable housing community for seniors. Located in the beautiful, historic Central West End in St. Louis, we have easy access to banks, pharmacies, supermarkets, and much more. Accessible transportation is available right outside our doors.
Stop in and see what you are missing. You will quickly discover why residents call Centennial Plaza Apartments their home.
Members of Our Team
The Site Manager of Centennial Plaza Apartments, Stan Hudson has 10 years experience in HUD/Multifamily/Senior Housing. He holds several HUD housing specialist certifications. Stan is a member of both NAHMA (National Affordable Housing Management Association) and HAHMA (Heartland Affordable Housing Management Association). He joined the LSS team in 2005. In his spare time as a certified tennis professional, Stan manages to coach and compete in local and national tennis tournaments throughout the United States. Currently, he is seeking his third gold medal in the Senior Olympics.
The service coordinator for Centennial Plaza, Valerie Williams is new to LSS family as of April 2012; however, she’s not new to the field of social work. She holds a master’s degree in social work from Washington University. During her social work career, Valerie has worked with various populations, from homeless men and women, to women being released from incarceration, but her greatest accomplishments come from working with seniors. Together with her education and experience, Valerie has firsthand knowledge and understanding of the aging process thanks to her 82-year-old mother, who was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. She firmly believes that health education and early screenings are the keys, to a good quality of life, both physically and mentally. Valerie is a mother of three adult children and a grandmother of two.
The Leasing Associate of Centennial Plaza Apartments, Shelia Berry, has 17 years experience in HUD/Multifamily /Senior Housing. She joined the LSS team on December 16, 2013. Shelia is currently attending college pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management. In her spare time she enjoys camping, fishing, flea markets, estate sales and auctions.
Chaplain, LSS Affordable Housing
Born in Brockton, Massachusetts, Rev. Bob served 20 years in the US Air Force, completing overseas tours in Europe and Asia. He is a 1999 graduate of the University of Massachusetts and received his Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 2004. Rev. Bob has served churches in Florissant, Spanish Lake, and St. Charles before receiving the call to serve LSS residents. He and his wife Lisa Marie have two grown children.
Chaplain Amy Upchurch
Chaplain, LSS Affordable Housing
Chaplain Amy received a Master of Parish Education degree and Director of Christian Education (DCE) Specialist Diploma from Concordia University — Nebraska in 1999. Since receiving her degree, she has ministered in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living centers, memory care units, and hospice care environments.
Lutheran Senior Services is a not-for-profit organization that is built on financial stability and sound stewardship.
We invite you to share our mission of serving seniors at Centennial Plaza Apartments by making a gift that will advance our Christian mission of honoring and cherishing those we serve. Your gift will be used to directly help people.
Make your legacy part of the Lutheran Senior Services legacy. Select a specific area for your gift or make a gift to the area of greatest need. You may give now, or contact our gift consultant for free and confidential advice about how your gift can help others.
Click here to make a donation to LSS Affordable Housing using our secure online system powered by E-Service.
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Administrator of Stewardship
Kirk Mattes, Administrator of Stewardship for Lutheran Senior Services, joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2000. Prior to joining Lutheran Senior Services, he was vice president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Foundation’s Gift Planning Services. As the Administrator of Stewardship, Kirk oversees a professional staff deployed to the various Lutheran Senior Services communities. He has a wealth of experience, helping people deal with financial challenges and opportunities. When not working, he enjoys trying to keep up with his grandchildren, playing racquetball and rooting for the Cardinals.
To call Centennial Plaza Apartments home, you must be 62 years of age or better, or, if you are under 62, you must require the features of a handicap-accessible apartment. Eligibility for housing is based on income limits as set by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Call today to inquire about the current income guidelines.
Our on-site manager would look forward to discussing how Centennial Plaza Apartments can help you enjoy your retirement years affordably. Call 314.533.0550 or click the button below to learn more!
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