Michael Kimmelman, after visiting the Penn South housing cooperative in Manhattan and reflecting on the new film "The Pruitt-Igoe Myth", questions the role that design has in determining success or failure for tower in the park housing type.
Jan 26, 2012 The New York Times
St. Louis is moving towards protecting its mid-century architectural treasures. Some see the buildings as impediments to economic development.
Jan 19, 2012 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Cities across the country are breathing new life into abandoned and disused inner city rail lines.
Aug 9, 2011 The New York Times
A new documentary film delves into the complicated history, life and demolition of the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis.
Jul 18, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
Plans to revive a decades-dead streetcar loop in St. Louis are gathering steam.
Jun 18, 2011 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Just as Witold Rybczynski declares New York's High Line un-copyable, St. Louis announces plans for a linear park on top of an old railroad trestle
May 19, 2011 St. Louis Post Dispatch
St. Louis is reeling from the news that it lost 29,000 residents, or 8%, of its population since 2000. Bi-annual population estimates had led many to believe the city had finally turned a corner. Meanwhile, exurban counties posted 30+ percent growth.
Feb 27, 2011 Streetsblog Network
More details of the winning design are unveiled for the planned remodeling of the Gateway Arch Park in St. Louis, MO.
Feb 9, 2011 STLtoday.com
St. Louis' Forest Park is a model of good planning, but inner-city parks are in much worse shape and having an effect on the health of those communities, says a new study.
Nov 10, 2010 The St. Louis Beacon
New designs for the surrounding park offer a chance at a brighter future for the Eero Saarinen-designed Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
Oct 28, 2010 Architectural Record