Like many cities in the Midwest, St. Louis' factory and warehousing industries have declined since their prominence in the early to mid-twentieth century. Calling St. Louis a "Rust Belt boneyard," entrepreneurs from South City's Cherokee Street are featured in a new locally produced reality cable show, "Salvage City," where they turn so-called junk into a goldmine.
Resale Royalty. Welcome to Sweetie Pies. Funeral Boss. Salvage City. If you are a fan of reality-based TV, these shows may be familiar to you.
All of them take place in St. Louis. And all of them were produced by St. Louis-based television production companies Coolfire Originals and NoCoast Originals, who often work in partnership to create what they call "unscripted" shows.