Cupples 7 http://news.stlpublicradio.org en With Spring Break Looming, Aldermen Tie Up Some Loose Ends http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/spring-break-looming-aldermen-tie-some-loose-ends <p>The St. Louis Board of Aldermen are off for a month-long spring break starting today. Like many a legislative body (or college students) before them, they left a lot of business until the last minute. Here's a look at some of the business they took care of today.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:12:54 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 34436 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org With Spring Break Looming, Aldermen Tie Up Some Loose Ends What The Rubble Of Cupples 7 Can Show St. Louis About Historic Preservation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/what-rubble-cupples-7-can-show-st-louis-about-historic-preservation <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There’s now another hole in the urban fabric of downtown St. Louis.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Piles of rubble are all that remains at the corner of </span>11<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Spruce streets, where the </span>Cupples<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 7 building once stood.</span></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 29884 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org What The Rubble Of Cupples 7 Can Show St. Louis About Historic Preservation Demolition Starts Next Week On Long-Neglected Cupples 7 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/demolition-starts-next-week-long-neglected-cupples-7 <p>A nearly two-year battle over the fate of a historic warehouse in downtown St. Louis is over.</p><p>Crews from Spirtas&nbsp;Wrecking Company will&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">begin to demolish the nine-story </span>Cupples<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;7 building at </span>10th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and Spruce streets next week. The work will take about three months.</span></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:21:54 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 27267 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Demolition Starts Next Week On Long-Neglected Cupples 7 Building Commissioner Orders Immediate Removal of Cupples 7 Warehouse http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/building-commissioner-orders-immediate-removal-cupples-7-warehouse <p><em>Updated at 2:15 p.m. May 6 with official emergency declaration.</em></p><p>St. Louis's building commissioner has <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/139792034/Cupples-7-Declaration">ordered the immediate removal</a> of Cupples 7 due to "significant hazards that pose an immediate and imminent danger to the public health, safety and welfare."</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 19:19:17 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 25942 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Building Commissioner Orders Immediate Removal of Cupples 7 Warehouse