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One Less Urban Building on South Jefferson

Driving home recently I spotted the demolition of the storefront building on the NW corner of Jefferson & Ann (map), I stopped to snap a picture and went on. ? It’s just another old vacant building, what’s the problem? The problem I have is we have absolutely nothing in place...
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The Future of a Tiny Vacant Lot on Cherokee Street

United States / St. Louis : Urban Review STL (5 years ago)

For decades a handsome 3-story building stood over the SE corner of Cherokee & Texas (map).  The building served as home to the Empire Sandwich Shop. By 2005 the Empire was closed.  The building’s owners, unable to sell the property... Read Post

Reurbanizing Jefferson & Lafayette Pt 3: Getting Started

United States / St. Louis : Urban Review STL (3 years ago)

Yesterday I posted about the design problems at the vacant Foodland grocery store and adjacent parcels on the NW corner of Jefferson & Lafayette. The problems are numerous, but most boil down to a lack of planning for the circulatio... Read Post

Rehabbed Corner Storefront Now A Bright Spot In Fox Park Neighborhood

United States / St. Louis : Urban Review STL (5 months ago)

In November 2011 I posted about a Saturday in Fox Park, the city park in the neighborhood of the same name. At that time a storefront building just across California Ave from the park (map) was vacant, boarded up, and for sale. Neig... Read Post


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