St. Charles Demands Answers from Developer

Update: A large development replaced the Noah’s Ark site. St. Charles Council Members are demanding to know why a developer has dropped many aspects of its new-urbanist design for the former site of the Noah’s Ark. Really!?

The Gate District

The Gate District is one of those areas that doesn’t quite fit into North or South St. Louis. Sandwiched between two major interstates, the area saw intense demolition decades ago, and now is a strange pastiche of new-urbanist and historic housing. A surprisingly large number of original buildings survive in the area. Update: In the…