Category Archives: Development

MSD to Close McCausland for Sewer Construction

In order to safely excavate the roadway to install a new 90 inch diameter storm sewer, MSD crews are closing McCausland Ave. between Southwest Av. and Arsenal Av. on Monday, February 9th. Local home access will be maintained throughout the … Continue reading

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MSD Project Begins in Ellendale Neighborhood

The Metropolitan Sewer District has begun work on a new storm sewer project in the Ellendale neighborhood and Maplewood. The $12 million project will add capacity to the storm sewer system in the area while reducing basement back-ups during heavy … Continue reading

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Zoo Expansion Interim Landscaping Plan

Yesterday representatives from the St. Louis Zoo and SWT Landscape Architecture gave the Clayton Tamm Neighborhood Assn. an update on the ongoing demolition of the hospital and upcoming landscaping plans. The hospital demolition should conclude later in May and sitework … Continue reading

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6300 Clayton Ave. Update

There have been some questions about 6300 Clayton Ave. since the shed has been removed and a notice has been posted on the property. The short answer to these questions is nothing is really going on. The longer answer is … Continue reading

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St. Louis Zoo Press Release on Hospital Demolition

St. Louis Zoological Park Subdistrict Commission Selects Ahrens Contracting Inc., Envirotech To  Remove Hazardous Materials, Demolish Buildings at Former Forest Park Hospital Site The  Saint  Louis Zoological Park Subdistrict Commission, the governing authority for the Saint Louis Zoo,  today selected … Continue reading

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Zoo Expansion Open House May 1st

The St. Louis Zoo holds a second open house to deliver information on their upcoming expansion from 4 to 7pm in the Living World building at the north entrance to the Zoo. Presentations of the framework plan will be held … Continue reading

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Missouri’s Historic Tax Credit Program

Many state level programs have a huge impact on St. Louis. Some state policy is actually much more important to St. Louis than any local policy we could enact. One such policy is Missouri’s Historic Tax Credit Program. Since it … Continue reading

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Laclede Gas Replacing Aging Gas Lines in the Area

In 2013 Laclede Gas will continue to replace gas mains and home service lines in the southwest area of the ward north of the Wellington Bridge. Work will move northward from the Ellendale neighborhood into Dogtown this spring. All affected … Continue reading

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Arch Plan Post 2 – Can Forest Park Forever be a Model?

Continued from last post: The Arch grounds are a popular destination in downtown St. Louis and the primary way the city connects to the river. The impulse to improve and invigorate the area is indeed the correct one – a … Continue reading

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Confused by Plans for the Arch Grounds?

Are you confused by the plans floating around for the Arch Grounds, Highway lid, and other downtown street infrastructure? Are you confused by how this $500 million plus project is going to be paid for? You probably should be, there … Continue reading

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