Pruitt-Igoe

November 23, 2016, 11am PST
A new owner and the proximity of the renovated National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Headquarters may signal a change in fortunes for North St. Louis
Governing
March 15, 2016, 11am PDT
St. Louis Public Radio details the work of a local researcher who says the segregation of today's St. Louis is the result of deliberate, decades-long federal housing policy.
St. Louis Public Radio
May 23, 2015, 5am PDT
Detroit has Dan Gilbert, and for a few years, it looked like St. Louis had Paul McKee. Now that McKee's massive plans for the redevelopment of North St. Louis have failed expectations, what has been lost and what, potentially, can still be gained?
St. Louis Business Journal
February 27, 2015, 10am PST
The long shadow of 20th century urban renewal strategies color the debate over three potential redevelopment proposals for the site of the former site of the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex on St. Louis' Near North Side.
Next City
January 26, 2012, 12pm PST
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.
The New York Times
January 24, 2012, 8am PST
A new documentary aims to challenge the existing narrative surrounding the birth, life, and death of the Pruitt-Igoe public housing development.
Architectural Record
October 26, 2011, 9am PDT
The implosion of the Pruitt-Igoe housing projects is recognized as the moment when modernism died. Sam Jacob is taking university students to the site to observe what has become of the location.
Strange Harvest
July 18, 2011, 2pm PDT
A new documentary film delves into the complicated history, life and demolition of the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 10, 2011, 12pm PST
A new documentary promises to reveal the stories of the people who lived in the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing complex. The filmmakers promise to "implode myths" about this symbol of failed urban renewal policy.
pruitt-igoe.com
October 2, 2009, 5am PDT
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.
Urban Review STL