“It is giving it more life than it even had before,” said Alderwoman Marlene Davis.
The decision allows SLU to demolish two buildings on the property, a large garage and the milk plant, but denies any right to tear down the smokestack and the main building, known milk bottle tiles on the front and a large Pevely sign on the roof.
Dozens turned out, Saturday, with a variety of suggestions for St. Louis University to consider.
The man who designed Midtown’s landmark flying saucer building says he approves of plans to save it.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
“He has a unique idea that is really, really incredible,” St. Louis Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed says.
Is the old Midtown Del Taco building shaped like a coffee cup saucer or a pizza pie?
“It’s such a beacon of really cool design that we don’t see too often.”
Don’t look for a wave of nostalgia to save the iconic building.