Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

More Details Emerge on North St. Louis Development

Posted By on Wed, May 13, 2009 at 4:26 PM

  • McKee
About a year ago, we told you how North St. Louis "developer" Paul McKee Jr. was getting a sweet deal -- public money to pay kids to mow the overgrown grass on his properties.

You can get ready to pull the quotation marks from around developer. As you've likely read, McKee is in the works with two northside aldermen to develop a whopping 400 acres of property that he owns over the next fifteen years.

KWMU reports that the sweeping project will include two neighborhoods and part of downtown, comprising "four major commercial developments and housing." The station's source was Michael Allen, who was invited to a meeting Monday night closed to reporters. Allen is a regular KWMU on-air guest and assistant director of the Landmarks Association, and shared some details with the public radio station.

Says Allen to KWMU: All of the Jeff-Vander-Lou and all of St. Louis Place neighborhoods fall under the developer's plans, as does part of downtown. Click the tacks on the below map to see the neighborhoods.

View Untitled in a larger map

Tags: , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 26, 2022

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2022 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation