This is one of the north city neighborhoods that is in quite good condition overall. I'd put this up there with North Pointe and the West End as some of the more stable neighborhoods on the city's north side.
Kingshighway has a large center garden median with older trees and looks great all the way from West Florissant to Bircher:
The nice, well-cared for homes are mainly concentrated toward the center of the neighborhood, but can be found throughout:
Walnut Park East:
Bellefontaine Cemetery abuts Mark Twain to the north and east.
Toward the south eastern edge of Mark Twain, the impressive Archer Daniels Midland grain silos visible from I-70 are quite a presence in the neighborhood and can be seen from many parts of Mark Twain.
source circa 1977/1978
There are some former factories that are quite the cool aging structures:
But again, this is probably one of the most stable looking neighborhoods on the north side. There are plenty of businesses and churches both along W. Florissant as well as sprinkled throughout the neighborhood: