Vacant Land

Urban Development
4:42 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Land Lab Aims To Find New Use for Vacant Lots

Future site of the chess "pocket park."
Adam Allington St. Louis Public Radio

If you live in any big city in the Midwest, and St. Louis in particular, you’re probably all too familiar with the site of vacant, empty land where homes and businesses used to be. 

This issue of vacant land in an otherwise urban environment presents tough challenges for cities.  This weekend ground will be broken on several projects which aim to change the way neighborhoods and cities deal with vacant property.

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