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Rams Edward Jones Dome rendering

Rams proposal for Edward Jones Dome revealed

The Ram’s proposal for the Edward Jones Dome in Downtown St. Louis has finally been revealed to the public. It looks nice, but it also looks expensive. If this is what the team expects the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission (CVC) to provide St. Louisians might want to start pondering what it will be […] More»

St. Louis Zoo Expansion Forest Park Hospital Rendering

St. Louis Zoo to buy Forest Park Hospital site

Think the St. Louis Zoo is too small and that it doesn’t have enough parking? Apparently the Zoo agrees with you. To remedy the problem, they now have the former Forest Park Hospital under contract to purchase. The 13.5 acre site is located at 6150 Oakland Ave. in the Clayton-Tamm neighborhood (part of Dogtown) of […] More»

Perennial Artisan Ales in St. Louis' Patch Neighborhood

St. Louis Microbreweries: Perennial Artisan Ales

With St. Louis’ new love affair with microbreweries, it is nice to see the far south-side of the City is not being left out of the fun. Since September 2011, Perennial Artisan Ales has been brewing beer in the former Coca-Cola syrup plant at 8125 S Michigan in the Patch Neighborhood (near  Carondelet). The redeveloped industrial plant is now […] More»

St. Louis Microbreweries: Civil Life Brewing

Originally started in late-summer 2010, Civil Life Brewing Co. is now officially open for business after about a year of construction. Located in the South St. Louis neighborhood of Tower Grove South, the brewery is owned and operated by the former owner of 33 Wine Shop and Tasting Bar in Lafayette Square, Jake Hafner. The company is currently […] More»

The Georgian - City Hospital

Climbing wall, gym and two restaurants coming to the Georgian

While much of the construction at the Georgian (formerly City Hospital) has been complete for years, the project has been slowly growing since it began in the mid-2000’s. Nestled between the Lafayette Square and Soulard neighborhoods, the complex is very visible and has huge potential. Despite this, while most of the 104 condos at the site are now complete, (A number of  condos are […] More»

Unfinished renovation at 1836 Gravois in Benton Park

The Scrap Heap: 1836 Gravois

The St. Louis neighborhoods of Benton Park and Soulard are what most would consider a success story. Both have come a long way in the last 10 years, to become two of the area’s premier neighborhoods. Which is why the rotting husk of a building  at 1836 Gravois Avenue stands out so much. Tucked away […] More»

Northside Regeneration project progresses with land sale

Despite the continued legal appeals over losing out on $390 million in tax increment financing (TIF) money for infrastructure improvements, St. Louis mega-developer Paul McKee is pressing forward on his ambitious Northside Regeneration Project. Just this morning, City officials quickly approved McKee’s offer to purchase 1,233 city-owned parcels and option on the neglected Pruitt-Igoe for roughly […] More»

St. Dominc Priory Complete

St. Dominic Priory complete in the Gate District

The renovation of the former Loretto Academy at 3407 Lafayette Avenue in the St. Louis, Missouri neighborhood of The Gate District is finally wrapping up. Formally used as a school among many other uses, the building has been converted to housing for the local Dominican Friars, who have not have a local home of their own since […] More»

SLU Law School to move to Downtown St. Louis

While St. Louis University continues to expand further north and south across the Midtown area of St. Louis, it seems that are also setting their sights on invading Downtown as well. Come August 2012, SLU Law School will be moving it’s 1,100 students, as well as associated faculty and staff, to 100 Tucker Boulevard. Donated […] More»

Rebuilding the Council Tower brick sculpture

Just north of Interstate-64 in the Midtown neighborhood of St. Louis, sits the Council Tower Apartments. You probably don’t know the name, but if you frequently drive through the area you have most likely seen the building with the half-destroyed, brick mural on eastern side of the structure. The last piece in a $40 million historic […] More»

4100 block of DeTonty to see more new development

No street in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis has the deck stacked against it quite like DeTonty. While some areas in the neighborhood need more work than others, none has to address the challenge of facing a highway. Unfortunately, DeTonty runs along the southern end of Interstate-44 for it’s entire length. Existing properties have largely […] More»

The decaying Avalon Movie Theater  in South St. Louis

The end of St. Louis’ Avalon Movie Theater

Few neglected buildings in South St. Louis have received more attention than the former Avalon Movie Theater at 4225 Kingshighway Boulevard. Opened in 1935 and closed in 1999, this 1000-seat movie theater has been home only to pigeons and decay since. Nestled on the northeast edge of the South Hampton neighborhood, many an urbanite and developer has dreamed of redoing […] More»

The renovation of the 5 townhomes at 3201 Lafayette is nearly complete

3201 Lafayette townhomes in the Gate District

The renovation of the pair of mixed-use properties running from 3201 to 3211 Lafayette Avenue, located along the edge of St. Louis’  Gate District Neighborhood, is finally entering the final phase. Another former DHP Investments property finally getting a long-awaited rehab, Metamorphi Development has completed work on two of the five townhomes at this 17,492 square foot complex […] More»