neighborhood revitalization http://news.stlpublicradio.org en STL Art Game-Changers: Fort Gondo’s Cherokee Street Crusaders http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stl-art-game-changers-fort-gondo-s-cherokee-street-crusaders <p><em>Making art transforms artists. It can also&nbsp;revolutionize the&nbsp;world around them.&nbsp;St. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 03:00:40 +0000 Nancy Fowler 36254 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org STL Art Game-Changers: Fort Gondo’s Cherokee Street Crusaders Discussion: What Makes A Neighborhood A Community? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/discussion-what-makes-neighborhood-community <p>As the population of St. Louis began to shift away from the city’s core in the 1970s, many of the city’s older neighborhoods entered a state of decline. But now, thanks in part to a renewed interest in the city’s older neighborhoods, many are experiencing renewal.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:13:35 +0000 Amanda Honigfort 35236 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Discussion: What Makes A Neighborhood A Community? Group Seeking To Revitalize MLK Drive Looks To Hydroponics For Economic Push http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/group-seeking-revitalize-mlk-drive-looks-hydroponics-economic-push <p></p><p>If all goes according to plan, a hydroponics factory could soon be located on Martin Luther King Drive. It’s the newest effort by <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/honoring-legacy-martin-luther-king-jr-one-street-time">St. Louis nonprofit Beloved Streets of America</a> to revitalize the street.</p><p>At first the factory would be located at 5901 MLK, in the back of Beloved Streets headquarters.</p><p>“It’s a big building that can be used for multiple purposes,” Beloved Streets president Melvin White said.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:49:17 +0000 Camille Phillips 33212 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Group Seeking To Revitalize MLK Drive Looks To Hydroponics For Economic Push St. Louis’ Luminary Founder Shares How-To Advice After Buying Cherokee Arts Space http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-luminary-founder-shares-how-advice-after-buying-cherokee-arts-space <p><em>The Luminary Center for the Arts credits numerous supporters, volunteers and long-range thinking for the purchase of its own building.</em></p><p>To be successful in the arts, a business head can be as important as a creative mind.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 21:46:50 +0000 Nancy Fowler 32846 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis’ Luminary Founder Shares How-To Advice After Buying Cherokee Arts Space Community Leaders, Local Officials Gather To Share Ideas On Building Stronger Neighborhoods http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/community-leaders-local-officials-gather-share-ideas-building-stronger-neighborhoods <p>Community leaders and local politicians from across the St. Louis region gathered at Harris Stowe University on Saturday to network and share ideas on how to build stronger neighborhoods.</p><p>The day-long event was organized by the St. Louis Association of Community Organizations (SLACO) and geared toward building connected neighborhoods from the ground up. &nbsp;</p><p>SLAYCO’s Executive Director, Nancy Thompson, said developing relationships between stakeholders is critical to the region as a whole. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 18:07:10 +0000 Tim Lloyd 31120 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Community Leaders, Local Officials Gather To Share Ideas On Building Stronger Neighborhoods Research On Revitalized St. Louis Neighborhoods Shows Pathways To Renewal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/research-revitalized-st-louis-neighborhoods-shows-pathways-renewal <p>Drive through the streets of St. Louis, and it becomes obvious that some neighborhoods are doing better than others. Overall, population is down in the city and inner ring of suburbs. But there are pockets of growth and renewal that have popped up.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:37:38 +0000 Camille Phillips 30908 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Research On Revitalized St. Louis Neighborhoods Shows Pathways To Renewal