Archive for August, 2006

Thursday, August 3, 2006

Filling in the Gaps

What was once a vacant lot between two vacant buildings on the 1300 block of North Market has become two owner-occupied townhomes between a historically rehabbed apartment building and a historic home that will be rehabbed in the not-too-distant future. The new homes are part of the North Market Place development (

Above: the empty lot at 1310-14 North Market in January of this year; Below: the historically-sensitive new townhomes that occupy that once-vacant lot.

Wednesday, August 2, 2006

National Night Out in ONSL

Despite triple digit temperatures, residents of Old North St. Louis couldn’t resist the chance to celebrate community with their neighbors at the annual National Night Out party. Residents flocked to Wingmann Park and Wright Street Tuesday evening to share laughs, participate in art activities coordinated by the Urban Studio, converse with the friendly officers from the 4th & 5th police districts, and play in the water.


Welcome to the Old North St. Louis Restoration Group's blog. What's New in Old North chronicles the dramatic transformation under way in the neighborhood of Old North St. Louis. As a neighborhood just north of Downtown St. Louis, Old North is becoming a dynamic urban village of new and historic homes, a landmark eating establishment, beautiful community gardens, and a diverse, friendly, and engaged community.

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