Washington Avenue

Downtown St. Louis
4:18 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

State Auditor Deems Gated Parking Lot On Washington Avenue Should Be Public

This lot at 1100 Washington Avenue is maintained by a transportation development district, yet is not available to the public.
Credit Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public Radio

State Auditor Tom Schweich is taking aim at a gated Downtown St. Louis parking lot that he says should be open to the public. 

At issue is a parking lot at 1100 Washington Ave., in the heart of downtown’s bar and entertainment district. The lot is maintained by the Washington Avenue Transportation Development District (TDD), which relies on a 1-cent retail sales tax to maintain and cultivate transportation infrastructure around Washington Avenue.

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City Museum
9:59 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Cassilly Kids Help Keep Bob’s Spirit Alive At City Museum, Three Years After His Death

Max and Daisy Cassilly both work at the museum their parents created.
Credit Nancy Fowler | St. Louis Public Radio

When your childhood’s spent roller blading, building forts and doing your homework among the rubble that would become St. Louis’ iconic City Museum, where else are you going to work when you grow up?

Max and Daisy Cassilly were in their early elementary-school years when their parents, Bob and Gail, began transforming the dilapidated 11-story former International Shoe building on Washington Avenue in 1995. The family practically lived there for two years.

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Morning round-up
8:11 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Morning headlines - Friday, June 1, 2012

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Police to step up weekend presence on Washington Ave.

St. Louis police will be out in force on Washington Ave. this weekend in an effort to address the concerns of businesses and residents of the popular entertainment district.

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