Partnership for Downtown St. Louis
With the announcement that the Taste of St. Louis is moving to Chesterfield, why aren’t St. Louis leaders concerned about the loss of the event?
St. Louis has joined the ranks of St. Paul, Minnesota and Houston, Texas as cities in which Macy’s has closed the doors of a downtown department store.
Missy Kelley with the Partnership for Downtown says over 90 percent of downtown is occupied with 500 new residents moving in each year.
The Partnership for Downtown St. Louis found that a streetcar line could spur an estimated $540 million in development in its first five years.