Category Archives: Urban Assets LLC

Fout Place Fading Away at Cook and Whittier

by Michael R. Allen Although heavily deteriorated, and possessed by a shadowy real estate speculator, the lonely large residence at the southwest corner of Cook and Whittier avenues remains a stunning example of local Richardsonian Romanesque residential design. The house … Continue reading

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Brick Thieves Working Major Streets

by Michael R. Allen Out of sight, out of mind? Not brick theft. Brick thieves continue to strike abandoned buildings in north city, although the territory of operation has shifted westward. Two years ago, brick theft was prevalent in JeffVanderLou … Continue reading

Posted in Brick Theft, Lewis Place, North St. Louis, The Ville, Urban Assets LLC | 6 Comments

Three More “Urban Assets”

by Michael R. Allen In the fall, the “other” North St. Louis assemblage team picked up three more beautiful historic buildings at the Sheriff’s land tax auction. These companies are those represented by Eagle Realty Company and its agent Harvey … Continue reading

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Ville Area Still Recovering from New Year’s Eve Storm

by Michael R. Allen Severe storms that hit the city on December 31st have left lasting destruction in parts of north St. Louis. In the Ville and Greater Ville area, winds of over 70 miles per hour struck after noon … Continue reading

Posted in LRA, North St. Louis, Severe Weather, The Ville, Urban Assets LLC | 3 Comments

Harvey Noble Buys Again

by Michael R. Allen The house at 1352-4 Bayard Avenue on May 11, 2010. Harvey Noble, Vice President of Eagle Realty Company and agent for many of the holding companies used by Paul J. McKee Jr. for his Northside Regeneration … Continue reading

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Board Up Award

by Michael R. Allen And the award for boarding up almost every window on a front elevation of an abandoned north St. Louis house surrounded by occupied houses goes to: Urban Assets LLC, for 1414 N. Euclid Avenue in Fountain … Continue reading

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On Public Record McKee Denies Connection to Urban Assets

by Michael R. Allen Douglas Duckworth posted this video that he took at yesterday’s aldermanic Housing, Urban Development and Zoning committee meeting. Toward the end of questioning by Alderman Antonio French (D-21st), Paul J. McKee Jr. — on public record … Continue reading

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How to Spot an Urban Assets Property

by Michael R. Allen How does one identify the holdings of Urban Assets LLC? Of course, the most reliable method is to use the plat maps at the Assessor’s office and then examine deeds at the Recorder of Deeds’ office. … Continue reading

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Urban Assets LLC May Not Be the Last of Them

by Michael R. Allen In February, Eagle Realty broker Harvey Noble registered a few new holding companies with the State of Missouri. The companies are: – Diligent Property LLC– Feasible Projects LLC– Incentive Properties LLC– Marketable Property LLC– Premises Property … Continue reading

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Post-Dispatch Covers Urban Assets Early, And Hopefully Often

Tim Logan has a good article on Urban Assets LLC in today’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch. If only the daily paper had published a story like this when Blairmont Associates LC et al started buying…

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