• Developer Remains Optimistic About $300M Plan for Railway Exchange Building

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Before the Railway Exchange Building, there were the Starks and Republic buildings in Louisville, the Textile building in Cincinnati, the Huntington in Cleveland and the Mark Twain in Kansas City. From 2015...

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  • At the New MADE Makerspace on Delmar, Welders, Woodworkers, and 3-D Printers Create Together

    From St. Louis Magazine:  If you’ve ever wanted to build a bookcase, weld a piece of décor, or laser-cut your own jewelry, a new 32,000-square-foot maker space on Delmar might be able to help that tinkerer within....

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  • EPA Approves $48M Loan to Help Prevent Sewer Overflows in County

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  The Environmental Protection Agency is giving the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District a $48 million loan to build pump stations and sewers to help divert stormwater runoff in St. Louis County. The...

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  • Residential Development Breaks Ground in Vandeventer Neighborhood

    From The St. Louis American:  Fifteen years ago, Yaphett El-Amin was a state representative who wanted to revitalize the North St. Louis neighborhoods that she represented. She saw herself as a future state senator, maybe even a...

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  • 2018 Was the Year of the Aspirational Park

    From CityLab:  Perhaps the loudest sign of an urban trend comes from its least inspiring example. Along the Hudson River in Manhattan, construction has begun on Pier 55, a fantastical floating park and performance venue dreamed up by the...

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  • Mayor Krewson signs pledge for a renewable-energy-powered St. Louis

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Mayor Lyda Krewson signed the Sierra Club’s “Mayors For 100 Percent Clean Energy” pledge on Tuesday, signaling her commitment to helping the city some day becoming completely reliant on renewable energy. In...

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  • Stop Asking Where All the Female Architects Are; We’re Right Here

    From The Architect’s Newspaper:   In 2014, a year after I graduated from architecture school, I read Karrie Jacobs’s Fast Company piece on Nicole Dosso, “The Tallest Tower in the U.S. is Being Built by a Woman.” A perfect title, a perfect piece....

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  • The 8 Best Buildings Completed in 2018

    From Architectural Digest:  In the world of architecture, 2018 was a fruitful year. Skylines expanded, famous works of art found homes on the walls of newly completed museums, and, finally, a memorial was built to honor and...

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  • Third Degree Glass Factory Expands Location on Delmar Boulevard

    From St. Louis Magazine:  The stretch of Delmar Boulevard, between Kingshighway and Union, has been bustling with the recent unveiling of MADE—a maker space that will house a children’s play area through a partnership with the Magic House. Now, Third Degree Glass Factory...

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  • Bad Vibes: How Hits to the Head are Transferred to the Brain

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  It was a question about soccer that got Philip Bayly interested in brain injuries. Bayly, a mechanical engineer at Washington University in St. Louis, was approached by several doctors who wanted advice about some...

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