Yesterday, the City of St. Louis Preservation Board had a good day. It gave preliminary approval to the big infill project at the long-vacant Praxair site in Lafayette Square. A first hearing was greeting largely by people in opposition. This time, neighborhood residents in favor of the plan spoke up.
we can imagine downtown St. Louis as the center of the region but must recognize that it is not. How we understand this should inform policy and planning decisions regarding transit, retail, development subsidies and more. That is, you simply can’t create development strategy without recognizing the unique position of downtown St. Louis.
In a development described as “gaining momentum“, the long-planned Chouteau Greenway may get something of a start next year. A…
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro has announced a $29.5M Choice Neighborhood implementation grant to remake Preservation Square, a Section 8 apartment complex.