Lots of talk about beautifying but nada about economic development, bringing jobs back or creating opportunity & a path out of poverty. You have read all the way down to near the end before you see, “For now, St. Louis Blight Authority has no plans for developing the land. “. And there you have it. No plans for development. For now.
This is how gentrification starts.
Private Partnership Has St. Louis Blight Removal In Its Sights
There are 7,000 vacant buildings and more than 10,000 vacant lots in St. Louis. Many of the structures are beyond repair, so the demolition of 30 vacant