Category Archives: human use

before Pruitt-Igoe

Pictorial St. Louis, the Great Metropolis of the Mississippi Valley; a Topographical Survey Drawn in Perspective A.D. 1875 is an incredibly detailed look at the city. The map is spread out over 110 plates and so finely detailed that it … Continue reading

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For the Birds?

An interesting discussion has been developing regarding the City Arch River Competition: is “birding” realistic as program?  Alex Ihnen at Urban STL has criticized the MVVA proposal’s Avian Research Center as, “unlikely to draw casual tourists despite the relatively large … Continue reading

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