Category Interstate-70

Revisiting the Memorial Drive Parking Garage Idea

The above picture was pulled from a September 2010 Gateway Streets article…as was the inspiration for this post. It represents close to 2,000 additional parking spaces (or ~1,000 for a single level/split-level plan). In the article, it was posited that all that empty space which would be filled in if a new Memorial Drive Boulevard […]

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 […]

The Shopping Line Effect

Back in college, I took an economics class — an Intro to Economics class actually — and while it was purely meant to fill out some required credit or another, there was one part of it I took away with me, which I think about a lot: The Shopping Line Effect. The Shopping Line Effect […]