May 22, 2008

Deadbeats Ho!

A slide show of the properties on which owners are delinquent in paying their taxes to St. Louis City or St. Louis County. Click here to read Kristen Hinman's story, "Deadbeats Ho!: Did You Pay Your Tax Bills Last Year? Of Course You Did -- Unless You're Called Out In This Story." Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
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The Soulard property of Bob Kraiberg, St. Louis City's Excise Commissioner. He owed $10,683.64 in real estate taxes to St. Louis City. Kraiberg paid up, but under protest, so the city has kept his status classified as "delinquent."
By Jennifer Silverberg
The Soulard property of Bob Kraiberg, St. Louis City's Excise Commissioner. He owed $10,683.64 in real estate taxes to St. Louis City. Kraiberg paid up, but under protest, so the city has kept his status classified as "delinquent."
Missouri State Rep. Neal C. St. Onge's Ellisville property. He owed $11,493.54 in real estate taxes to St. Louis County, but settled a tab of $2,568.01 between February and April.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Missouri State Rep. Neal C. St. Onge's Ellisville property. He owed $11,493.54 in real estate taxes to St. Louis County, but settled a tab of $2,568.01 between February and April.
500 N. Broadway in St. Louis City. Owned by Sharon Sklarov, who according to records provided by St. Louis City, owes $326,688.01 in real estate taxes, good for the fourth-highest amount owed.
By Jennifer Silverberg
500 N. Broadway in St. Louis City. Owned by Sharon Sklarov, who according to records provided by St. Louis City, owes $326,688.01 in real estate taxes, good for the fourth-highest amount owed.
Here at 500 S. Broadway -- a parking lot -- owners 500 SO Broadway LLC owed $129,026.24 in real estate taxes.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Here at 500 S. Broadway -- a parking lot -- owners 500 SO Broadway LLC owed $129,026.24 in real estate taxes.
1209 Washington Ave., which includes 118 properties, is owned by Andrew Hillin and the Jacob Development Group (who comprise 1209 Washingtong LLC). Between the 118 properties at 1209 Washington and the 57 properties at 1641 Washington, the owners owe $330,688.01 in real estate taxes to St. Louis City.
By Jennifer Silverberg
1209 Washington Ave., which includes 118 properties, is owned by Andrew Hillin and the Jacob Development Group (who comprise 1209 Washingtong LLC). Between the 118 properties at 1209 Washington and the 57 properties at 1641 Washington, the owners owe $330,688.01 in real estate taxes to St. Louis City.
John Steffen, owner of several companies, owns 120 properties and owes more than $1.6 million in real estate taxes to St. Louis City. Pictured here is a building owned by Arcade LLC, one of Steffen's companies.
By Jennifer Silverberg
John Steffen, owner of several companies, owns 120 properties and owes more than $1.6 million in real estate taxes to St. Louis City. Pictured here is a building owned by Arcade LLC, one of Steffen's companies.
Busch Stadium. SLC Holdings LLC, commonly known as the St. Louis Cardinals, owes $406,208.19 in delinquent personal property taxes.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Busch Stadium. SLC Holdings LLC, commonly known as the St. Louis Cardinals, owes $406,208.19 in delinquent personal property taxes.
The Carpenters District Council owes $74,235.59 in delinquent real estate taxes to St. Louis City. Their building here at 1401 Hampton Ave. is pictured here.
By Jennifer Silverberg
The Carpenters District Council owes $74,235.59 in delinquent real estate taxes to St. Louis City. Their building here at 1401 Hampton Ave. is pictured here.
In addition to Pyramid Construction, and prior to his company’s recent bankruptcy, Steffen controlled 1007 Washington LLC, One City Centre Tower LLC, Dillards Building LLC (pictured here), Arcade Owner LLC, St. Louis Centre LLC, Jefferson Arms Building LLC, MB Lofts LLC, Mercantile Library Building LLC and Beaux Arts Owner LLC, which together own 120 properties.
By Jennifer Silverberg
In addition to Pyramid Construction, and prior to his company’s recent bankruptcy, Steffen controlled 1007 Washington LLC, One City Centre Tower LLC, Dillards Building LLC (pictured here), Arcade Owner LLC, St. Louis Centre LLC, Jefferson Arms Building LLC, MB Lofts LLC, Mercantile Library Building LLC and Beaux Arts Owner LLC, which together own 120 properties.
Hertz 10 South Broadway LLC owns this building at 10 S. Broadway in St. Louis City. The owners owe $884,666.35 in delinquent real estate taxes.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Hertz 10 South Broadway LLC owns this building at 10 S. Broadway in St. Louis City. The owners owe $884,666.35 in delinquent real estate taxes.