^ It looks they pretty much re work the design and setback to match up with its neighbor. Agree with Framer. Design seems to fit well for that corner. Yeah I think even the now-tiered top two floors is a reference to the tiered top floor of Hanley Towers. Agree, this seems to be an improvement all ...
Will this in any way help speed-up Amtrak from Alton to Downtown? I doubt it, unless it helps get the freight trains out of the way. Doesn't it though? At least at this one choke point, anyway. Amtrak no longer needs to wait if another train crosses in the other direction, and they no longer need t...
Looks like they also physically relocated the building on the property - it's further away from Hanley and a bit closer to Clayton. This might help:

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It has been redesigned again. The Clayton review board reviews this today. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180716/e45e4fa924e4c1f338d9139375d5f00c.png So essentially they took the 14th floor, split it in two, and stacked one half on top of the other. Then they threw on a cornice for good measure...
Just heard on Fox2 that the trolley is delayed again. Looking at August or September now... https://fox2now.com/2018/07/09/loop-trolley-could-maybe-launch-next-month/ Ticket kiosks are installed waiting to go online. Still, every bit of signage, every safety reflector, and every section of track al...
Sun Country's current route map:

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And have you had any conversations with Kimberly Williams regarding her efforts to redevelop the building ? If you're serious about this and think you can line up the financing to do so, her experience dealing with the local government offices might prove helpful, or at the very least informative. -...
And as to the fish at an aquarium objection I don't really buy it. The zoo sells all manner of food, including plenty of beef and pork even though there's quite obviously similar species on display. I can see myself hankering for some good seafood after visiting an aquarium. For a local touch I'd g...
Wild, uninformed speculation here based on nothing concrete: Any chance Hard Rock considers an offer to purchase and rebrand Lumière? If so, any chance Tropicana would sell?

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While I have no idea whether or not the idea was explored, this was a huge lost opportunity to bring in a children's themed restaurant chain. I would have voted for Rainforest Café. That would have been a perfect fit. I understand that the Hard Rock building was likely too small, but the restaurant...
“It was a wonderful building, at one time,” Kern said. “And I think developers have a lot of good ideas — until they stand on the ground floor and look up and see the top floor.” That's . . . kind of telling. :( They should really invest in new innovations like this . It's all the rage in multi-sto...
Yes, events along the river are "cool" but that's about it. They're otherwise highly impractical. The cool factor does not outweigh the distance from parking, the lack of foot traffic, difficulty of egress, NPS restrictions (on the stairs), and the lack of shade. The Muny parking lot, Central Field...
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Rawlings is being sold to a group which includes Major League Baseball: http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/st-louis-county-based-rawlings-sold-to-group-that-includes/article_9695321a-a1e5-57ce-aeb9-72abe9fa19fa.html#utm_source=stltoday.com&utm_campaign=BreakingNewsNewsletter&utm_medium=email&ut...
Oh, and new permanent nearby residents in Laclede's Landing can be a selling point too - maybe not a primary one but it shoulld help for some businesses. Folks living there aren't likely to be frequent visitors of a museum or a river cruise, but a moored restaurant or other retail? I know if I lived...
Retail tends to beget retail, and traffic (or more accurately, potential customer base) drives all. The renovations are supposed to drive foot traffic to the river - the kiosks in particular should draw people to the riverfront who want to buy stuff, but I l believe C+A+R foundation is supposed to b...
How about hosting some pre season NBA games? I think theres a lot more basketball fans than most people would guess & sounds like the people/experts that don't think St.Louis is a honorable city for the NBA don't like St.Louis.. I'm not sure what makes the other cities more desirable or extinguisha...
Everyone is anxious to see progress and can't wait until this building adorns our skyline. There has been so much progress in the CWE over the last ten years. Don't let the much anticipated building of this structure over the next 18-24 months cause any heart attacks. Be patient. I... can't... too....
I saw an OFO at Juniata and Spring in TGS on Saturday (as well as 7-9 LimeBikes being used on South Grand over the course of an hour or so...)

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Behind the paywall but interesting to note how quickly they are trying to correct for a huge missed opportunity with Arch Grounds to connect Landing. I think most would agree on the thread that a better plan then a band aid would be at a minimum to do away with raised section of freeway for a short...
Way back in late 2016 Mike Shannon was trying to sell, and he was trying to get the height restriction lifted because he said that was making it difficult to find a buyer. The Post-Dispatch reported back on 12/16/2016: LCRA’s board is scheduled to consider at its meeting Tuesday a resolution to do ...
Way back in late 2016 Mike Shannon was trying to sell, and he was trying to get the height restriction lifted because he said that was making it difficult to find a buyer. The Post-Dispatch reported back on 12/16/2016: LCRA’s board is scheduled to consider at its meeting Tuesday a resolution to do a...
Per this article , SafeTrek is normally subscription-based, but is 100% free-to-use on Metro. SafeTrek has made similar deals with Downtown STL Inc. and Washington University in St. Louis. The app was made by MU students and St. Louis based-Cultivation Capital led their last round of funding. Here's...
The Village of Mackenzie voted to dissolve, 18-15! Another one bites the dust, for the better. Good to see. EDIT: I didn't realize there were such a small towns in South STL. I thought most of the small ones were north. Interesting. Meet these South County municipalities with 5,000 or fewer people:...