Knowles hopes businesses on West Florissant begin cleaning up soon, but he says many are waiting on insurance companies, and some of the sites are sorting out environmental issues.
A massive redevelopment project is expected to begin in October
The meeting is at 6 p.m. at the North County Recreation Complex.
Members of the St. Louis Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission approved $8.1 million for the project Wednesday, by a 4-0 vote.
The deal could give developer Paul McKee up to 388 million dollars in TIF funding over the next 23 years.
A Minneapolis developer wants to turn a historic downtown Kansas City building into apartments where struggling artists could afford to live.
“The old buildings of the neighborhood create a sense of place. You know you’re in old North St. Louis versus generic anywhere.”
Deteriorated parts of the train shed and parking areas will be fixed under the $50 million redevelopment plan.
Developers have a $120 million plan to revitalize Northwest Plaza, which fell into foreclosure and is now nearly vacant.
Step one: That long-awaited lid over I-70 to make entrance onto Arch Grounds safer.