Category Chouteau’s Landing

Clang! Clang! Clang! Goes The Trolley

The Mississippi Mile…The Riverfront Trolley… Kind of rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? In my three part series [Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3] about ways to increase foot traffic and connections all along the downtown riverfront — not just in front of the Arch — I touched on the idea of a […]

The Mississippi (1.2) Mile — Part 3

Despite owing its existence to the river that runs along its eastern edge, St. Louis has severely underutilized this powerful resource as both a natural destination for tourists and locals alike and also as a place for merchants, art and innovation. Of course, due to the untameable nature of the Mississippi River, development of this […]

The Mississippi (1.2) Mile — Part 2

Despite owing its existence to the river that runs along its eastern edge, St. Louis has severely underutilized this powerful resource as both a natural destination for tourists and locals alike and also as a place for merchants, art and innovation. A new “Mississippi Mile” would stretch from Chouteau Ave. to (and through) Laclede’s Landing […]

Sweet Home, St. Louis: A Returning Traveler’s Pictorial

Interesting fact: I haven’t had a car for five years now. No, I’m not particularly environtmentally-minded nor was there some horrific accident that turned me off of personal transportation. I just haven’t had a car. My old ’89 Bonneville shuffled loose its mortal (motoral?) coil and I just didn’t feel inclined to get another. Considering […]