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The Gatesworth

1 McKnight Pl, St. Louis, MO 63124
The Gatesworth, St. Louis, MO


The Gatesworth provides residents with everything they need to live an active and engaged life. Since opening in 1988, the vision for this independent senior living community has been to create a warm, comfortable, welcoming and vibrant environment full of opportunities.

The Gatesworth offers modern, beautifully appointed one- or two-bedroom apartments for lease to provide residents with complete freedom and flexibility. There is no commitment to buy or entry fees.

As part of its unparalleled personal service, a move-in coordinator is available to assist new residents with all aspects of relocation. Residents also can customize their apartment homes to suit their tastes.

The Gatesworth offers ample opportunities to connect with others by participating in available cultural events, lectures, fitness classes or dining options. Residents can engage in as much or as little as they want. The choice is always theirs.

Lush grounds surround The Gatesworth apartment homes. Beautiful lakeside courtyards beckon residents outside to go for a stroll. Residents also can enjoy a greenhouse, putting green and outdoor party pavilion.

From formal to casual, dining at The Gatesworth is about quality and choice. Chef Hardy is the award-winning chef behind The Gatesworth’s delectable cuisine. Fresh ingredients are cooked from scratch by a culinary team with the flexibility and expertise to meet individual tastes and dietary needs — whatever they may be.

Inside, there are many open seating areas to meet friends for a card game and a bar area to share an evening cocktail and conversation. Residents enjoy movies in the Starbird Theatre, which also provides a comfortable setting for guest speakers, cultural events, worship services, lecture series, live entertainment on the stage, and more.

Residents stay active in the fitness center, which includes an indoor saltwater pool. Daily group fitness classes include yoga, water exercise, tai chi and more. A team of instructors and personal trainers is available to design custom fitness programs that meet individual needs

Local Ownership with a Personal Touch
These owners are local, with each having an onsite office. They are dedicated to the St. Louis region. They are deeply invested in day-to-day operations and the lives of all concerned. Residents and family members with questions or concerns have access to decision makers.

Care Services
If extra help is needed, The Gatesworth provides services based on unique needs. The Personal Care staff brings peace of mind and dependable, friendly help with everyday tasks.

Activities & Other Services
The Gatesworth's standards of personalized service are unmatched. The highly-trained staff is empowered to make the lives of residents more convenient, enjoyable and vibrant. At The Gatesworth, the answer is always yes, and retirement living is nothing short of exceptional.

Dining Services
The Gatesworth makes it easy to enjoy healthy, delicious meals. Residents can choose from casual or fine dining in one of three on-site restaurants with delicious options to fit every taste and budget. Award-winning executive chef Hardy and his staff are here to ensure The Gatesworth experience is exceptional.

Community Amenities
The Gatesworth's long list of amenities includes exercise opportunities, social activities, entertainment options, and much more. Residents can spend time in the fitness center, heated saltwater pool, hot tub, movie theater, art studio, greenhouse or beautifully-landscaped courtyards and grounds.

This listing is provided by - a free service of the American Seniors Housing Association, a non-profit membership organization.


  • Activities Offsite
  • Activities Onsite
  • Air Conditioning
  • Anytime Dining
  • Arts and Crafts Center

Healthcare Services

  • Ancillary Services
  • Medication Management
  • On-Site Therapeutic Professional(s)

Room Types

  • 1-Bedroom Apartment w/ Den
  • 1-Bedroom Apartments
  • 2-Bedroom Apartment w/ Den
  • 2-Bedroom Apartments

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