architecture http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Reflection: Maryville Exhibit Showcases Mid-Century Modern Pioneers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/reflection-maryville-exhibit-showcases-mid-century-modern-pioneers <p>It’s not as if everyone were oblivious to the architecture of the middle of the 20<sup>th</sup> century in St. Louis before current interest in it took hold. Prominent mid-century landmarks that are, or were, part of our regional consciousness: the Saarinen Arch, certainly; Samuel Marx’s Clayton Famous-Barr building on Forsyth Boulevard; the Teamster’s complex on Grand Boulevard, with the space-agey former Phillips 66 station enjoying new life as a Starbucks and Chipotle restaurant, and until recently, Edward Durell Stone’s mid-1960s Busch Stadium.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 03:53:59 +0000 Robert W. Duffy 33641 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Reflection: Maryville Exhibit Showcases Mid-Century Modern Pioneers In New Book, Eugene Mackey III Honors His Father And Gives Glimpse Of Architectural Inspiration http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-book-eugene-mackey-iii-honors-his-father-and-gives-glimpse-architectural-inspiration <p>Eugene Mackey III was a college sophomore in 1958, pursuing a degree in English at St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minn., when all of a sudden his architect father, the late Eugene J. Mackey Jr., asked him if he’d like to make a father-son six-weeks tour of Europe. The college boy said sure. Who wouldn’t?</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:15:55 +0000 Robert W. Duffy 32409 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org In New Book, Eugene Mackey III Honors His Father And Gives Glimpse Of Architectural Inspiration STL Design Week 2013 Seeks To Expand The Definition Of 'Design' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stl-design-week-2013-seeks-expand-definition-design <p>From darts to bike tours to artwork made out of old books, STL Design Week 2013 is all about looking at and talking about design in new and interesting ways.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:57:20 +0000 Camille Phillips 29888 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org STL Design Week 2013 Seeks To Expand The Definition Of 'Design' A Wealth Of St. Louis Architecture http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wealth-st-louis-architecture <p>The St. Louis region is rich with architecturally significant and interesting structures and buildings.</p><p>There is a mix of traditional American, European and other foreign influences, side by side with a reflection of a more modern style.</p><p>The Gateway Arch often draws the most attention as the architectural focal point of St. Louis but many other structures such as the Wainwright Building, one of the world’s first skyscrapers built in 1892, and the Eads Bridge are significant.&nbsp; Plus, many St. Louis’ neighborhoods are architecturally rich.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 22:17:31 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 26022 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A Wealth Of St. Louis Architecture City of St. Louis gets money to survey post-World War II buildings http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-st-louis-gets-money-survey-post-world-war-ii-buildings <p>The city of St. Louis will spend the next two years documenting and researching area buildings that went up during the post-World War II construction boom.</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 21:31:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3354 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City of St. Louis gets money to survey post-World War II buildings 2011 more practice than preaching for St. Louis preservation enthusiasts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/2011-more-practice-preaching-st-louis-preservation-enthusiasts <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-998050.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-998050.mp3</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>2011 was an excellent year for historic preservation in the region, and here are some of the reasons why.</p> Sat, 24 Dec 2011 18:00:32 +0000 Michael Allen 2739 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 2011 more practice than preaching for St. Louis preservation enthusiasts Priory Chapel http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/priory-chapel <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Photo by "Remiss 63" on <a href="http://www.flickr.com/">www.flickr.com</a>.</p><p>Join the <a href="http://www.flickr.com/groups/kwmu/">St. Louis Public Radio Flickr group</a> to see interesting photos from the St. Louis region and submit your own. Each week, we feature on our Web site one outstanding photo from the group.</p></div></div></div> Sat, 18 Dec 2010 00:46:34 +0000 Madalyn Painter 154 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Priory Chapel