Monday Preservation Board: Club Imperial Demolition

wrecking-ball4 pm Monday, January 22, 2018
St. Louis City Preservation Board
Room 2000, 1520 Market, City Hall West
Open to the Public

Agenda With Details/Drawings
City Online Calendar Notice

Please contact the Preservation Board in opposition to demolition of Club Imperial.

6306-28 West Florissant, former home of Club Imperial, 27th Ward (Owner: Vroman Industries/Robert Vroman) – Appeal of Director’s Denial for Demolition of High Merit Building to construct a one-story strip mall

1/21/2018 St Louis Post-Dispatch: Iconic Club Imperial venue, where Ike and Tina Turner played, could be demolished

1/19/2018 Riverfront Times: Will Club Imperial Be Torn Down to Make Way for an Applebee’s? 

1/13/2018 NextSTL: Groundbreaking Club Imperial Threatened

Club Imperial history page

2008 Cass, Crunden Branch Library, 5th Ward (Owner: Church of the Living God) – Nomination to National Register

505 Washington, Employment Security Building, 7th Ward (Owner: P & F Properties) – Nomination to National Register


Monday Preservation Agenda Includes Demo of High Merit Downtown Bldg

wrecking ball4 pm Monday, November 27, 2017
St. Louis City Preservation Board
Room 2000, 1520 Market, City Hall West
Open to the Public

Agenda With Details/Drawings

City Online Calendar Notice

Central West End
215 York, 28th Ward (Owner/Architect: Andy Holloran//JNS Design, Tobias Strohe/Kay Galligan) – Demolition of 2-Story Warehouse and Construction of 7-Story Hotel.– 11/01/2017 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: AC Hotel planned next to Chase in Central West End

300 S Broadway, 7th Ward (Owner/Architect: St. Louis Community College/HDAI Architects/Jack Holleran) – Demolition of occupied 6-Story Building of Merit (built 1890’s) and Construction of 33-Story Apartment/Retail Building.
12/08/2017 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 33-story apartment tower planned for downtown St. Louis

This project will be a short distance from Ballpark Village Phase 2– a 29-Story Apartment/Office Building. 12/14/2017 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Ballpark Village expansion breaks ground, accounting firm PwC named anchor office tenant

All projects are expected to request and receive tax-related incentives.

Saturday Downtown Action & Legal Observer Training

ThursdayThere is an Action scheduled to begin Downtown 3 pm Saturday at St. Louis City Police HQ, 20th & Olive. Updates here

Also 3-5 pm Saturday, ACLU is having a Legal Observer Training Workshop specific to people of color who want to volunteer for legal observer duty at actions. Workshop is at Julia Davis Library, 4415 Natural Bridge. More info

Register for 5th & 7th Wards Democrats Downtown Happy Hour

happyhour - Copy2 pm Sunday, August 27th
314 The City Bar, 1117 Washington

Register for Attendance Prize Drawings- event drinks/appetizers and 5th & 7th Ward business gift cards

Open to the Public

Guest Speakers:
State Rep. Bruce Franks
State Rep Michael Butler
DNC Committeewoman & 15th Ward Alderwoman Megan Green
Courtney Mueller, Northside-Southside Light Rail Study Team
State Senator Jake Hummel on Right to Work Repeal

Monday Preservation Board Agenda Includes 6 Soulard Projects

Pierre Laclede Statue4 pm Monday, June 26th, 2017
St. Louis Preservation Board
1520 Market (City Hall West), Room 2000

Full Agenda

1956 Utah
, Burgherr’s Service Station, 9th Ward –  Nomination to the National Register


16 Westmoreland Place, 28th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Andy Love & Peasy Love) – Construct 1-1/2 Story Conservatory Addition

4550 Pershing Place, 28th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Erik A. Karanik & Alexis Cosse ) – Appeal of Director’s Denial to Construct Retaining Walls which began without permit

4303 McPherson, 28th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Michael E. & Trina H. Nichols) – Appeal of Director’s Denial to Install 18 Windows

1123-33 Pine, Publicity Building, 7th Ward – Nomination to the National Register

1827-29 California @ Geyer, 6th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Schill Investment Fund LLC) – Construct Two 2-Family Townhouses with Attached Garages on vacant parcels

2840 Samuel T. Shepard Drive, Banneker School, 19th Ward – Nomination to the National Register

4600 S Broadway, 9th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Southside Church of Christ) – Appeal of Staff Denial on New Construction for Senior Apartments. Project granted  Low-Income Tax Credits.


1851 Menard, 7th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Frenchtown Dog Park/JS Community Builders LLC) – Construct Three Attached Townhouses with Interior Garages on vacant triangle parcel, using BWorks Bldg as model example,

2220-22 Menard, 7th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Stars Investment Group LLC) – Construct a Three-Story Mixed Use Building on vacant parcel, site of 2014 natural gas explosion, using Wireworks Bldg in Lafayette Square as model example

3/31/2017 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Federal jury awards $8.3 million over 2014 gas explosion in Soulard 

1810-20 S 10th, 7th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Dan Holak) – Construct Three Attached Townhouses with Detached Garages on vacant parcels with re-use of one existing garage at alley

2330-2332 S 12th @ Lami, a.k.a Soulard Hilton, 7th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Hank Hark/Ronald Seabaugh) – Construct Six Car Garage-Port and Roof Deck

925 Ann @ S 10th, 7th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Randall C. Brown & John J. Martinelli) – Appeal Director’s Denial to Add Dormer to Alley Building

3230 S. 9th @ Utah, 9th Ward (Owner/Applicant: Scott R. Donnachie) – Appeal Director’s Denial to Install New Sunroom