...our friends at Urban STL have taken the trouble of reading through them all and providing critical summaries. We're really grateful, too: Some of those proposals are long. (SOM-Hargreaves-BIG and your 337 pages, we're looking at you.) Critiques of all five proposals are up on the Urban STL websi ... More >>
We admit it. We struck out. Over the past couple years the brain trust here at RFT has come up with some unusual proposals for the scorched earth next to Busch Stadium, a.k.a. "The Future Home of Ballpark Village." We've suggested that architect Frank Gehry and media tycoon Emily Pulitzer get ... More >>
SLU won't say what it has in store for the Locust Business District.
The icon of postmodern architecture has a sense of humor. Who knew?
Week of December 21, 2006
Week of November 30, 2006
source: www.rachaelraymag.com Coming soon to a Ballpark Village near you? Word is that Ballpark Village might feature not one but two "celebrity chef" restaurants! Whose cuisine will reign supreme just a long fly ball from the home of our ten-time World Series champs? Here's the early line (odd ... More >>
If you didn't already know that the RFT's Ballpark Village story was a parody, you found out during Thursday night's Game 4 Cardinals victory, when KTRS (550 AM) snuck into Mike Shannon and John Rooney's play-by-play to announce that the Cardinals and the city had reached an agreement on financing t ... More >>
Our sharp stick of satire titled "A Whole New Ballgame" appears to have poked more than the sensitive underbelly of St. Louis' collective cultural inferiority complex. An attorney who represents one of the famous people whose name the story features prominently called today to inform us that as far ... More >>
Riverfront Times uncovers secret plan for Ballpark Village cultural landmark.
Week of June 14, 2006
A son goes looking for his late father and finds some buildings
Forum for Contemporary Art
Brent Benjamin and the St. Louis Art Museum are examining whether 102 paintings in the collection have any ties to Nazi looting. But they won't identify the paintings for fear of tainting the works as "suspect." Their caution only raises suspicion.
Architect Brad Cloepfil seeks to break with tradition in his design of the new Forum for Contemporary Art building