Friday, August 29, 2008

Praise for Crown Square Rehabs on KWMU

Our local NPR-affiliate station, KWMU (90.7 FM), aired a commentary today by Old North St. Louis resident Michael Allen on the positive changes he is witnessing in ONSL. Specifically, Michael offers his perspective on the view out his window of the buildings along the east side of the 2800 block of N. 14th Street at Wright:

Just this past weekend, major rehabilitation was finished. New residents moved in, carting boxes and furniture. The three buildings in this row are among 27 historic buildings in Old North that are being rehabilitated as part of the $35 million Crown Square Project that includes 78 new residential units.
The view out of a lot of windows here is changing for the better.

To listen to or read the text of the full commentary, click on over to KWMU’s website: Changes, commentary by Michael Allen. And, to offer an idea of what inspired Michael’s reflections, below are the views of these buildings September of 2007 and just a few weeks ago. And, for a different angle on these same buildings…

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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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