Landmarks Association of St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org en With An Eye On The Palladium, What's The State Of Historic Preservation In St. Louis? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/eye-palladium-whats-state-historic-preservation-st-louis <p>There have been rumors for a couple of years now that the Veterans Administration is interested in obtaining the Palladium building at 3618 Enright in order to expand the John Cochran VA Medical Center. For years, the Palladium was home to The Plantation Club.</p><p>In a <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/commentary-keeping-palladium-alive">commentary</a> published by St. Louis Public Radio and the Beacon, Pokey LaFarge called for the preservation of the building where jazz greats performed for decades.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:11:12 +0000 Camille Phillips 33988 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org With An Eye On The Palladium, What's The State Of Historic Preservation In St. Louis? Old 'favorites' return to St. Louis' most endangered list for 20th anniversary http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/old-favorites-return-st-louis-most-endangered-list-20th-anniversary <p>Some familiar structures have returned to the the Landmarks Association of St. Louis&#39;s list of<a href="http://www.landmarks-stl.org/news/2012_most_endangered_list/"> most endangered buildings</a> in the region.</p><p>It&#39;s the 20th year the Association has published the list, which is designed to highlight 11 iconic or important buildings in danger of disappearing due to neglect or proposed demolition.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 17:42:56 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4316 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Old 'favorites' return to St. Louis' most endangered list for 20th anniversary Owner asks for permission to demolish Cupples 7 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/owner-asks-permission-demolish-cupples-7 <p>Saying he has no choice, the owner of a crumbling building in the Cupples Station warehouse complex has applied for a permit to demolish the building.</p><p>Developer Kevin McGowan, who owns the building at 1014 Spruce St. known as Cupples 7, <a href="http://stlcin.missouri.org/citydata/newdesign/prmts.cfm?handle=10434000041&amp;Parcel9=43400041">filed his application</a> on Nov. 9th.&nbsp; Streets around the building have been <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/crumbling-building-leads-downtown-street-closures">blocked off since late September</a> due to safety concerns.</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 22:50:06 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2467 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Owner asks for permission to demolish Cupples 7 Brick theft steals St. Louis history http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/brick-theft-steals-st-louis-history <p>Every day, train cars and semi trucks leave St. Louis stacked high with pallets of bricks.&nbsp; They head south to cities like New Orleans, to be reused in new construction.&nbsp;</p><p>But those bricks leave at a cost to the city—they’re often stolen from buildings the city owns, damaging both the government’s investment and city’s historic heritage.&nbsp; Mandi Rice takes us to one of those neighborhoods, and asks what the city government is doing to curb the problem.</p><p> Wed, 22 Dec 2010 17:09:10 +0000 Mandi Rice 170 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Brick theft steals St. Louis history