“If I can help just one child, I’ll feel as if I’ve done something right.”
– Mrs. Lillie V. “Granny” Pearson (Miss Tillie)
The restoration of Tillie's Corner is inspired by Granny's dedication
and commitment that she had to help children and families.
Join our team as we promote keeping history in our St. Louis neighborhoods!
Historic Miss Tillie’s Corner Community Garden (Opened April 2014)
Teaching families how to grow their own food and provide healthy eating resources
Tillie's Food Shop, established in 1948
Working to build a memorial where the historic grocery store used to stand, and restore the old garage to look like the grocery store interior. To function as a
library, research and learning center for children.
Granny’s Learning Playground
A children's interactive garden playground for toddlers, and children
with special needs.
Tillie's Corner, a historic small business hub in the City of St. Louis, Missouri • 1345 -1355 North Garrison Avenue, St Louis, MO 63106 • USA
Miguel and Carla Alexander. All Right Reserved.