<p>Several communities have used ordinances to favor masonry over vinyl siding, but the practice is being challenged by a lawsuit arguing that the added cost prices out low-income minorities.</p>
Jun 27, 2007 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
<p>A navigation channeling project started in the early 1900s destroyed more than 300,000 acres of midwest wetlands. Now, a new pumping system on the Mississippi River is reviving the wetlands and rejuvenating their wildlife populations.</p>
Apr 13, 2007 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
<p>Want a house with urban feel without the urban strife? Developers are building new loft projects outside of big-city downtowns that cater to people who want loft living but prefer a more suburban life.</p>
Dec 6, 2006 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
<p>After 100 years, progress marches on to bulldoze the suburban St. Louis neighborhood of Hadley Township.</p>
Nov 13, 2006 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Through reliance on tax revenue and tax increment financing (TIF) projects, small cities must attract developers to sustain themselves, according to this op-ed.
Apr 5, 2006 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Lifestyles, high gas prices, and the Smart Commute Initiatve combine to provide ample incentive to ride transit in St. Louis.
May 3, 2005 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Since 1999, more than 1,000 loft units have opened with more than 600 units under construction, and almost double that amount are expected over the next two years.
Dec 7, 2004 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Efforts to protect the largest monument in the United States---the Gateway Arch in St. Louis---from terrorist attacks are complicated by architectural criticisms and lack of opportunity for public comment.
Jul 28, 2004 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Struggling to halt the planned demolition of the 108-year-old Century Building, St. Louis preservationists find themselves up against an unexpected adversary---the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Jul 7, 2004 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Water buildup from recent thunderstorms causes a sinkhole under man-made Lake Chesterfield.
Jun 12, 2004 St. Louis Post-Dispatch