Lewis Place http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Lewis Place finally receiving state aid http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lewis-place-finally-receiving-state-aid <p>Nearly a year after a <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/storm-tornadoes-leave-damage-scattered-over-st-louis-area/article_33cc4f6c-14e4-11e0-8e19-0017a4a78c22.html">tornado damaged 91 homes in the area</a>, residents of the Lewis Place neighborhood in north St. Louis are getting some help from the state of Missouri.</p><p>The Board of Aldermen on Friday voted to accept $500,000 in state disaster assistance. The city&#39;s required $500,000 match came from community development funds. Mayor Francis Slay will sign the measure as soon as he can.</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 21:22:22 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2648 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lewis Place finally receiving state aid Historic Lewis Place neighborhood to receive $1M in storm aid http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/historic-lewis-place-neighborhood-receive-1m-storm-aid <p>St. Louis is freeing up $1 million dollars to fund repairs to a historic north side neighborhood damaged in last year&rsquo;s New Years Eve tornado.</p><p>The storm damage in St. Louis was not enough to qualify for federal disaster aid.</p><p>City officials announced on Monday that uninsured property owners on Lewis Place could qualify for up to $30,000 for repairs.</p><p>The storm damaged roughly 150 buildings on Lewis Place, a site know for its lush green median and historic footnote in St. Louis&rsquo; Civil Rights struggle.</p> Mon, 20 Jun 2011 22:48:04 +0000 Adam Allington 1465 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Historic Lewis Place neighborhood to receive $1M in storm aid