St. Louis has no shortage of dilapidated structures — or ideas to address the problem. Here's a look at recent Post-Dispatch coverage.
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Proposition NS received more than 58 percent of the vote in April 2017, short of the two-thirds required under the city charter.
The St. Louis Redevelopment Company, owned by Giro Katsimbrakis, has been ordered to pay neighbors of one of its properties $135,000.
A 'vacancy advisory committee,' overseen by a dedicated staff member, is being launched to coordinate resources from the public and nonprofit worlds.
Soulard and Lafayette Square serve as powerful examples of historic preservation realized, but many other areas have been waiting so long for developers that falling debris is part of the backdrop. The city vows to raze more buildings − including some of its own.
Jason Smith worries his thriving liquor store could be the next business to be closed.
Prospective borrowers struggle to qualify for conventional mortgage loans in some areas, including north of Delmar.
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri is launching a vacant property initiative.
Four fires in all, in the area being developed by Paul McKee.
The property is listed in the city's land bank of vacant properties for $1,500.
The city, MSD and the Missouri Department of Conservation expect to demolish 200 properties by the end of the year.
Most agree the city needs to focus on redeveloping the city's north side.
Developer Paul McKee's plans call for hotel and offices on the site of the failed public housing project.
About 46 percent of structural fires that have happened this year were in vacant buildings.
Owners of vacant property are fined; if the fines aren't paid, the property can be sold.
Right now he is rehabbing and flipping properties; eventually he hopes to be a landlord
Four times a year, the city of St. Louis auctions hundreds of properties with delinquent taxes at the civil courts building downtown. In the l…
Now, his lawyer says, charity in Georgia took properties as donation.
NorthSide land has been turned to rows of corn and soybeans, but some neighbors find it weird and scary