^That's my birthday. Anyone want to get a nice gift for your friendly forum moderator?
The webcam shows the construction elevator being assembled this morning, so the steel on the southwest corner is for sure for the elevator as suspected. That steel being for installing panels never made any sense.
^My thought on that from the start is for the construction elevator. There is no vertical plane to attach to, so so they have to make their own. We'll find out soon enough, but something to install the facade for the garage doesn't make any sense, especially now that the steel is higher than the gar...
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Speed and problems vary, but let's keep that discussion to the appropriate thread. I have nothing to do with that part and can't change it, so please don't ask me :)
The whole savings estimating is dicey. Let's say the Metro City needs 100 fewer staff to do the job. That's $75M a yer. What is some unforeseen expense comes up and eats that? Was there no savings? Or would that unforeseen expense have happened anyways? And there's tons of known and unknown deferre...
Three years behind on property taxes now, so it could be the City's problem by this summer if it goes up for tax sale and no bids are placed.
Definitely a visible signage spot for whoever leases space in that building. You have to think Cartwheel is a likely tenant with their logo appearing on the rendering. Logos for real companies don't often appear on renderings unless there is a LOI/Lease or they are trying to hook them in. Leasing sh...
I guess that brief outcry by 4 or 5 people over the closing of the gas station didn't stop progress.
^Sounds like the governor already rejected the request.
They're wasting our time. If it doesn't do anything about school districts and small municipalities, it's not going to help the area within the current City of St. Louis once bit. We'll still have the same lousy schools where we had bad schools before, and we'll still have the same regional squabbli...
I'm not convinced they can build these for $211,000 each, much less sell 18 houses at a profitable price. Also, that site plan is horrendous. If they can do it, I want to see their numbers and find out who the contractors are. Because the projects that run through my hands would never work at that p...
Fine Arts Drive is open again, complete with a new Richard Serra sculpture: https://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/culture-club/fine-arts-drive-in-forest-park-reopens-with-fine-art/article_e21be5f7-cc10-5cc3-bc77-1f912e9c18ac.html https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/stltod...
2) County municipalities would remain intact, possibly minus police forces; unincorporated areas unclear 3) School districts would remain intact Never going to solve anything regionally if these two items are not addressed in a comprehensive manner. I don't care what else King Rex or anyone proposes.
It appears that the design is essentially the same, but colors are different than rendered.
Everything has been working well for me this week. No random logouts, and pages are loading quickly on Firefox.
Lawsuit blames Ameren, contractor for St. Louis water main breaks that cost millions – and ate a car Two years ago this week, an eventful eight-month period began on a single block of downtown St. Louis — one highlighted by ruptured water mains spilling millions of gallons of water and a sinkhole s...
Something afoot at the long boarded-up building at 5882 Cabanne near Hamilton. LRA Building 07/20/2018 36 UNITS $2,000,000.00 INTERIOR & EXERIOR ALTEATIONS PER PLANS They're still a ways off from closing on the financing, but they wanted to get the reviews started now. The plans look good. This is ...
Is the state going to help some? If they're going to refinance and extend the Dome bonds to pay for this I assume the State of Missouri will be involved still. Currently the City and County each pay $6 million per year and the State pays $12 million per year. I would think this remains the case und...
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1907/31151136518_b9cd79195e_o.png What the heck is going on here? Bunch of people reenacting the Homer Simpson meme? Lot's of public urination? https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT3nx4_7pJUAoTWUUe5nyPZte6MFbLjHXkzo1rtn_QZv4pITtKXNw I like the hedges...
The Harry's building is currently being demolished. No idea what that means for any hotel construction.
That person on the bike is making a really bad choice of location to ride.
I don't think it was a bait and switch. The renderings have always shown a huge garage topped by office. Maybe not quite so clear that the first floor will be so bad, but it's been clear what we're getting.
Forestry and Parks Departments have both had to deal with equipment problems and labor shortages this year. That excuses some things, but not everything.
Yes, there was a topping out ceremony on Friday morning.
Sorry to burst the excitement. 240 N Grand is actually next to Ritter Hall. The new building will be roughly where the Dolphin pond is just east of Ritter Hall, north of the other science buildings, and northeast of the BSC. Makes sense for this building. The good news is this will add some density ...