Nine local artists specializing in photography, fibers, comics, sculptures, painting and printmaking have beat out 41 other applicants to become the first producers for CSA STL, a community-supported, agriculture-inspired model for connecting St. Louis with art. Last month, three friends announced ... More >>
image viaWe uncovered a lot of fascinating stories last summer while we were compiling our Literary St. Louis project, and one of our favorites was that Walt Whitman's brother, Thomas Jefferson Whitman (known as Jeff), had designed and built the water tower on North Grand Avenue and 20th Stre ... More >>
The American Institute of Architects, the country's oldest, most respected and (okay) only trade and advocacy group for architects has a nice piece up about the Arch grounds design competition, parsing the finalists' designs from a position of architectural erudition that we here at Daily RFT don ... More >>
Two weeks ago I reported that Landmarks Association of St. Louis was scrambling to secure funding for a new downtown space it has planned, Architecture St. Louis. The project’s main underwriter, Larry Cohn, had pledged $500,000. He even wrote a check for a portion of that sum, but the check bounce ... More >>
www.stlouisarch.com It seems that ever since Eero Saarinen blessed our river town with the Gateway Arch by winning a competition, this city has never figured out exactly how to honor the beautiful monument -- or how to lure visitors to the structure into downtown. So we've mostly just left the Ar ... More >>
Rollin Stanley is a hotshot city planner -- which begs the question: What the hell is he doing in St. Louis?