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#TBT: Historical Military Building to Close for Renovations

An historic landmark at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri is about to close for renovations. It’s called Nutter Field House, built in 1942 to provide recreation for soldiers at the army base.

06/18/2015

(Courtesy of Illinois in Focus website)

Judge Rejects Bid to Halt East St. Louis Landmark Demolition

A St. Clair County judge has denied a request by the owner of a historic but deteriorating East St. Louis building for a temporary restraining order seeking to halt its demolition.

05/14/2015

The old Famous Barr building in downtown St. Louis. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Macy’s Lease on Old Famous Barr Building Almost Up; What Then?

Downtown St. Louis’ massive Railway Exchange Building, better known as the old Famous-Barr, then Macy’s, building is still empty.

05/14/2015

(Courtesy of Illinois in Focus website)

Owner Asks Court to Halt East St. Louis Landmark Demolition

The owner of a historic East St. Louis building that’s fallen into disrepair has filed a temporary restraining order seeking to halt the property’s demolition by the city.

05/13/2015

Photo: Facebook / Save Incarnate Word Convent + Alumni Center

Group Trying to Save Former Suburban St. Louis Convent

A group of neighbors is pressing to persuade the University of Missouri in St. Louis to reconsider plans to tear down a convent.

04/20/2015

Monks Mound at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Effort Continues to Elevate Cahokia Mounds to National Historic Park

Cahokia Mounds “as significant as the Pyramids of Egypt”, deserves national status.

04/06/2015

(Courtesy of landmarks-stl.org)

Students Pitch Plans for Future of Railway Exchange Building

Some of the best and brightest visionaries from the Fox School of Design at Washington University have unveiled their ideas for what the future of the 1.2 million square foot Railway Exchange Building should look like.

12/11/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

Cupples 7

It’s Now or Never for Vacant Cupples 7 Building

With the issuance of a demolition permit pending, St. Louis Mayor Slay says if there’s a developer out there — “this is the last moment.”

05/01/2013

9/20/11-The historic Cupples 7 building at 11th and Spruce, built in 1907 and empty for years, has become "structurally unsound" and protective barriers are being set up around it. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Century-Old Building Near Busch Stadium “Structurally Unsound”

Protective barriers are going up around historic “Cupples 7″ building, traffic restrictions in place.

09/20/2011