Category Archives: Academy Neighborhood

Fate of Building at Page and Union Deferred Again

by Michael R. Allen At Monday’s meeting of the St. Louis Preservation Board, the Board voted 3-2 to defer consideration of an appeal of the staff denial of a demolition permit for the building at 5286-92 Page Boulevard. The applicant … Continue reading

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Confusion at Page and Union

by Michael R. Allen Monday’s meeting of the Preservation Board was one of the most bizarre in recent memory — and that’s saying something. Visitors to the meeting found a room full of over 60 people when the board convened … Continue reading

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Preview of Monday’s Preservation Board Agenda

by Michael R. Allen The St. Louis Preservation Board meets Monday at 4:00 p.m. at the offices of the Planning and Urban Design Agency on the twelfth floor of 1015 Locust Street. Meetings typically last three hours. Here are some … Continue reading

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5111 Delmar Boulevard, Demolished

by Michael R. Allen LOCATION: 5111 Delmar Boulevard; Academy; Saint Louis, Missouri DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1906 ARCHITECT: William Lucas BUILDER: McKelvey Construction Company OWNER: Land Reutilization Authority The death march on Delmar Boulevard (formerly and more properly “Avenue”) continues with … Continue reading

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