Monthly Archives: September 2014

Piecing a City Together: Recreating St. Louis

Great old cities, like great quilts can fray and fall to pieces. In order to remain vibrant they have to be revitalized. Cahokia, the first city on the landscape that became the greater St. Louis area, defined by archaeologists as the … Continue reading

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Expanding the Mosaic of St. Louis

Immigrants have proven to be the life-blood of the world’s great cities, infusing them not only with workers but a rich diversity of culture, talent and ways of thinking. For much of its 250 year history St. Louis was very much an immigrant … Continue reading

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