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Piecing a City Together: Recreating St. Louis

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

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Day Tripping on the Downtown Trolley

On June 28th, 2010 Metro St. Louis launched a Downtown Circulator decked out to resemble a trolley that’s turned out to be the best thing since sliced bread for tourists and home-towners alike. It’s not only cute and convenient (they … Continue reading

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Touring Civil War St. Louis

I spent last Saturday touring St. Louis in the years leading up to, during and soon after the Civil War with a lovely group of people ranging in age from about 10 years to 80. A fascination with the American Civil … Continue reading

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