The Coronado Hotel, built in 1925, was the fashionable meeting spot of mid-town St. Louis. But following the commercial and population trends plaguing most urban centers, business shifted to the suburbs.
The City of Canton, in west central Illinois, was the home of farm implement manufacturing since 1847. International Harvester (IH) was the most recent of these industries, having been located in Canton for approximately 60 years.
Included in the City of St. Louis’ vast portfolio of abandoned properties were sixteen city blocks located on the economically distressed North Side. The City funded the completion of Phase I environmental site assessments.
Partnering with the St. Louis Development Corporation, the St. Louis Cardinals were awarded Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) Brownfield Redevelopment Program tax credits for further sampling and remediation.
The Kirkwood Road Target store was leaving historic downtown Kirkwood, Missouri. Commercial trends and requirements had directed a move to a newer and larger store in the new Kirkwood Commons power center.