The battle over the fate of the San Luis building in the Central West End is over. It’s coming down. Or more accurately, it is down. What great new development will be taking it’s place? A parking lot.
Whether you cared about preserving the building or not, there is no denying that a surface parking lot is a true loss for the area. You can thank the St. Louis Archdioceses for that. For a detailed rundown of the history of this battle, check out the Friends of San Luis website.