Two years ago, Steve Patterson suffered a stroke. As he goes through the process of recovery, he sees some lessons for struggling cities.
Feb 3, 2010 Urban Review STL
The new Citygarden park in downtown St. Louis is seen by some locals as a sign of hope for the future of the city.
Dec 6, 2009 Metropolis
St. Louis' Citygarden Sculpture Park is already being compared to NYC's High Line for its success in revitalizing a previously unused parcel of land.
Nov 19, 2009 Fast Company
The city of St. Louis has been testing out a new sustainable streetscape design that calms traffic and helps absorb stormwater. The test run has been so well-received, the city is thinking about rolling out the design permanently.
Oct 18, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper
Rumor had it that the site of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe projects remains empty because the foundations are impossible to demolish. Turns out that the problem is politics, not pilings.
Oct 2, 2009 Urban Review STL
This post from <em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> looks at the park that just opened in St. Louis, and finds it effective at emphasizing the public art and public space that exist in the city -- even beyond the park's edges.
Jul 20, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has said he wants to bring park programs back into the lives of urban dwellers. This piece argues that a good place for him to start is one of the few urban national parks at St. Louis' Gateway Arch.
Jul 13, 2009 STL Today
High speed rail advocates in Chicago have released a study that says building a 220-m.p.h. train between Chicago and St. Louis is an achievable goal.
Jul 5, 2009 Chicago Tribune
Two vacant lots in downtown St. Louis have been revived as an urban art park, featuring works by world-renowned artists.
Jul 3, 2009 ArchNewsNow
Rob Powers was researching his architecture thesis in St. Louis, when he made a discovery: local landmark buildings weren't crumbling from age, but from brick theft.
Jun 4, 2009 Built St. Louis