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Lucas Park

Work to transform Lucas Park located just north of the Central Library downtown continues. It will take another year at least to complete all of the improvements, which include a playground, exercise equipment, and flower planting. Local fundraisers continue to help the project along and an online contest is underway that could result in the park receiving another $20,000. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Homeless Say City Officials Are Keeping Them Out of Lucas Park

Wednesday several dozen homeless marched through a gap in the fence into Lucas Park a block behind the Washington Park loft district, and a block away from the New Life Evangelistic Center.


12/5/12-Members of the media got a preview of the newly renovated Central Library downtown today. After being closed for two years and following a $70-million rehabilitation, the 100 year old facility reopens to the public this Sunday at 1 p.m.  (KMOX/Brett Blume)

New Central Library Could Be A Haven For The Homeless

The library, which reopened Sunday, is located across the street from Lucas Park and near New Life Evangelistic Center.


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Unpicked-Up Dog Poop Sparks Fight In City Park

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A man walking his dog in a downtown park suffers minor injuries after a fight broke out in response to his dog defecating not far from a girl lying on the grass. […]