The Mansions of Compton Heights and Compton HillTen gorgeous turn of the (last) century mansions are part of the Compton Heights and Compton Hill House Tour, May 21-22.
Historic Walking Tours: Learn, See, Gawk!If you like architecture and history, check out one of Landmarks Association of St. Louis' historic walking tours downtown. There are three. And they are fun, informative, inspiring!
Around Town: Old Spaces Make Great Event SpacesA long-vacant City building essentially on Maplewood's main drag (Manchester) gets a new life as The Majorette--saving a building and providing much needed event space in the area. Pat and Carol Schuchard strike again! Click for photos and info.
Desloge Hospital & Chapel Face Uncertain FutureSLU Hospital owner SSM Health has made no decision on the properties
Saving St. Louis, One Building At A TimeThe city's preservationists are an optimistic lot, seeing the beauty where others see a demolition. Congratulations to the winners of the Most Enhanced Awards! See what's happening...
Honoring Those Who Save Our Architectural Treasures!Gorgeous architecture and plenty of historic buildings are things that separate St. Louis from other cities. Thank a rehabber/building-rescuer by nominating a project for the Most Enhanced Awards!
Old Buildings & the People Who Love/Save ThemSeventeen projects were awarded at the Landmarks Association of St. Louis' Most Enhanced Awards 2014. Thank goodness they built these beauties to last!
Charlie Brennan - Tuesday, May 13th - Author Curtis Sittenfeld; Lawrence Group CEO Steve Smith; Landmarks' Andrew WeilCharlie and Debbie with Steve Smith and Andrew Weil on st. Louis' Most Enhanced Aware Ceremony and the Sun Theatre; and Charlie with Curtis Sittenfeld, author of "Sisterland".
Respect for the Rehabs: Spotlight on ProgressNominate a project today for the Landmarks Association of St. Louis' 2014 Most Enhanced Awards. Ceremony is May 22nd at the fabulous "new" Sun Theater in Grand Center.
Mayor Slay, Preservationists Oppose Demolition of Shenandoah ElementaryMayor Slay is urging the district to consider allowing a charter school access to the two buildings. In a letter to school board president Rick Sullivan, Slay called the buildings "civic assets."
Landmarks Association to Honor Joe EdwardsThe Landmarks Association of St. Louis honors Edwards at the "Meet the Chefs at the Magic Chef Mansion" event on Sept. 12th.
Appreciating Architecture and RenewalTravel around the nation, and often, you can't tell where you are. Every strip mall with their chain stores looks like same. From the interstate with its sound-barriers, you could be in Kansas or Colorado or Ohio. Fortunately in St. Louis, some are fighting hard to preserve our unique architecture.