An alert reader pointed Daily RFT today to a recent article in the Cincinnati Enquirer that reports how St. Louis' Emily Pulitzer is spending a small fortune to restore her childhood home. The modernist-style house (right) was built in 1938 on nine wooded acres in the Woodlawn suburb of Cincinnat ... More >>
Berger's on the P-D beat.Jerry Berger is out with a mini-profile of the one-and-only Emily Pulitzer, former owner of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and, by extension, his former boss.The ol' gossip actually gets Mrs. Pulitzer to respond to the oft-muttered criticism that she screwed the pooch by se ... More >>
Back in the day, newsboys and a few -girls from competitive dailies used to race each other to deadline. The afternoon paper wanted to beat the morning rag, and vice versa. This was generally friendly jousting, mind you, which closed with the wordsmiths bellying up to the bar elbow to elbow, and buy ... More >>
Artist Mary Miss' plan for the space next to the new Federal Courthouse is vastly different from the statues and monolithic sculptures of the past. It's public art that actually keeps the public in mind.
South African architect Jo Noero designs buildings that put people first, helping revitalize a country devastated by apartheid. Now he's working in St. Louis to rebuild the inner city. His greatest obstacle: "You can't do that here."