Category Archives: Media

A Hub is Born: UrbanSTL

by Michael R. Allen With today’s publication of Toby Weiss’ excellent essay “Crying Over Spilt Milk: The Suburbs Happened, Get Over It!”, urbanSTL now has become the web hub for St. Louis region built environment news and commentary. Okay, this … Continue reading

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Untitled Saint Louis Brick Film

Detail of entrance to the Mullanphy Tenement, 2118 Mullanphy Street in St. Louis Place.Bill Streeter, the video genius behind Lo-Fi St. Louis, is working on a documentary about St. Louis brick known for now as the “Untitled Saint Louis Brick … Continue reading

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Preservation and Online Media

by Michael R. Allen Preservation Ohio, the statewide advocacy organization serving the Buckeye State, is the most-followed state preservation group on Twitter. I have been following Preservation Ohio’s media efforts for the past month, and am amazed at the innovation … Continue reading

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Topic A Tonight

by Michael R. Allen Tonight, I will be a guest on KDHX’s Topic A program. Host Amanda Doyle will interview me on a range of topics, including new federal preservation legislation, a St. Louis museum project located in Illinois and, … Continue reading

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NorthSide Discussions

by Michael R. Allen McEagle Properties made an unprecedented and commendable move for a developer: the company launched an interactive discussion board for its “NorthSide” project. The idea was that rather than hear rumors about the project, citizens could get … Continue reading

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McEagle Releases First Video on "NorthSide"

The McEagle NorthSide vide channel can be found here.

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McEagle North Side Project in the News

Local: Developer Paul McKee pushes city, state officials to grab stimulus funds – Bill Lambrecht, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 21. And national: The New Neighborhood – Miriam Moynihan, The Architect’s Newspaper, June 18.

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Eat Your Future

One of the greatest scenes in David Byrne’s film True Stories is the dinner scene in which Spalding Gray’s character illustrates his jobs-centered development using the food from the meal. Thanks to Keith Marquard for drawing the connection between this … Continue reading

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NorthSide Media

by Michael R. Allen I am not surprised that one of the first things to come out of last night’s public meeting on the McEagle NorthSide project is a new blog on the project. Rick Bonasch was at the meeting … Continue reading

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What’s in the McEagle Plan?

KMOX reporter Kevin Killeen has some information in this story.

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