Unless a developer steps up, the historic Cupples 7 building in downtown St. Louis will soon be demolished.
And even if developers do emerge, they would need to have a solid plan to stabilize the site immediately -- or else it will have to come down. So says the city, which doesn't own the site, b ... More >>
The old Centennial Malt House will soon be serving up alcohol of a different sort. This Friday, Moulin (2017 Chouteau Avenue; 314-241-4949) is hosting the first ever Centennial Wine Expo in the historic building.
This is the first year for the Centennial Wine Expo, which will feature more than 140 ... More >>
What's going on with the Pevely Dairy complex? Not a whole lot, it seems, much to the frustration of preservationists and other groups that fought to stop Saint Louis University from demolishing the landmark complex on South Grand Boulevard.
Several university spokespeople did not respond to Daily ... More >>
The Castle Ballroom - one of St. Louis' few remaining links its jazzy musical past - is in need of a buyer. And despite some challenges, boosters see potential to rehabilitate the facility to its former glory.
Located at 2839 Olive St., the Castle Ballroom was one of the first dance halls that targ ... More >>
Albert SamahaDeveloper Rick Yackey will get the tax abatement he requested to redevelop The Saucer on South Grand. As expected, the Board of Aldermen passed Board Bill #118 today, by a vote of 15 to 9. Given the bill's high profile, most of this debate had already been hashed out over the pas ... More >>
Albert SamahaIs Ricky Yackey manipulating the historical preservation process?
Updated 3:45 p.m. to show perspective of Alderman Scott Ogilvie.
At a committee meeting last week, Alderman Scott Ogilvie pointed out Rick Yackey and his group of developers saved as much as $27 million in taxes ... More >>
Laura MillerDoes Board Bill #118 actually help save this building?Alderwoman Marlene Davis wanted people to know that Board Bill #118 has nothing to do with any proposed demolition of the Del Taco building at South Grant and Forest Park. She repeated several times at today's Housing and Urban De ... More >>
photo by Laura MillerUpdate: By attending the meeting of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen, Daily RFT's Albert Samaha called the bluff of more than 9,000 enraged citizens who like the "Save St. Louis Del Taco" Facebook page. Would they show their opposition to the bill that would create a commu ... More >>
Laura MillerMore than 9,000 enraged citizens have shown their support of the Del Taco on South Grand by clicking the "Like" button on the "Save St. Louis Del Taco" Facebook page. Democracy in action! The people are speaking! As the Arab Spring has taught us, social media can topple power stru ... More >>
Belleville loves its bars and taverns. They dot corners through the town, impervious to fads and trends, most of them still advertising Stag Beer, which moved production from Belleville to Milwaukee in 1988.
The Belleville Historical Society is in the early stages of celebrati ... More >>