• CMT to Play a Key Role in Cortex MetroLink Station Development

    From Citizens for Modern Transit:  As Metro prepares to open the new Cortex MetroLink Station, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) would like to salute the transit agency, and the many others, who worked to make this development...

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  • McGrath & Associates Begins Work on Upgrades at Christian Hospital in St. Louis

    McGrath & Associates has begun work on elevator and mechanical upgrades at Christian Hospital in north St. Louis County. The projects include two elevator upgrades, a new air handling unit and electrical distribution upgrades. McGrath is the...

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  • MO Hyperloop Coalition Highlights Future of Hyperloop in Missouri

    From KMOV:  Attendees at the inaugural FreightWeek STL conference are working to help bring the Hyperloop to Missouri. The Missouri Hyperloop Coalition is a public-private partnership of several civic organizations and the Missouri Department of Transportation. The Coalition has...

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  • Museum at St. Louis’ Gateway Arch to Open This July

    From The ArchitectsNewspaper:  A spiffy revamp of the park and buildings surrounding Eero Saarinen’s Gateway Arch in St. Louis is slated for completion this summer. Along with a new landscape by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA) that sensitively dialogues with the...

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  • AgTech A Bellwether Of Change In The Heartland

    From EQ:  Davos on the Delta just hosted its second three-day conference last week (May 15-17) at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. The AgTech conference is run by St. Louis-based VC firm iSelect, whose aim is to...

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  • Ferguson Fire & Fabrication Acquires National Fire

    From Ferguson Pressroom:  Ferguson Fire & Fabrication, the nation’s largest independent distributor of fire protection systems, announces the acquisition of National Fire, effective May 14, 2018. National Fire was founded in 1986 and operates two locations: Phoenix,...

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  • Eero Saarinen’s Gateway Arch Renovation Project Nears Completion

    From Architectural Digest:  Just over 50 years after the Gateway Arch opened in St. Louis, Eero Saarinen—also known for his Tulip Chair design—finally gets his wish. The Arch debuted in 1967 at a cost of $13 million, but...

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  • SLU to Begin Grand Crosswalk Improvements and Road Diet

    From NextSTL:  Saint Louis University, looking to ensure the safety of its students crossing the rather busy Grand Blvd at the crosswalk are planning on adding more and better traffic signaling, more bollards, and rumble strips (textured...

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  • Architects Can Still Learn From Tom Wolfe

    From The Architects Newspaper:  You probably know that author Tom Wolfe died last week at the age of 88. Wolfe was illustrious for his acerbic, lyrical, ever-insightful commentary, and for pioneering the so-called “New Journalism.” He penned numerous best-selling...

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  • Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Ed Carter to Branch Manager of its Dallas/North Texas Branch

    Western Specialty Contractors has promoted Ed Carter of Dallas, TX to Branch Manager of its Dallas/North Texas branch office. Carter was previously a Sales/Project Manager at Western’s Austin, TX branch. Carter will be responsible for running the...

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