Monthly Archives: October 2015

FOOD ROOF Farm – Urban Ag in St. Louis

FOOD ROOF Farm Tour ULI ST. Louis

A growing national trend, urban and roof top farms are gaining traction here in St. Louis – demonstrated in the first rooftop farm, a Metro bus converted into a mobile farmer’s market, and dedicated support from the City for sustainability driven projects. This follows recent years where backyard production has risen, farmers markets’ have expanded the local food market and St. Louis saw its first row-crop plantings in the city limits since the 1920s. A recent ULI St. Louis program, led by Josi Neilsen, dove into this topic by inviting guests to … Read More

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Lofts of Washington University – ULI Case Study

Washington University Lofts

Just released is a ULI case study on the Lofts of Washington University. Led by ULI Senior Fellow Dean Schwanke, the case study provides readers with an in-depth look into the planning and development of this mixed-use project. ___ Gown moves into town with the addition of the Lofts of Washington University to the Delmar Loop, straddling the border of University City and St. Louis. A half mile from Washington Uni­­ver­­sity’s main Danforth campus, the project is the result of several years of community planning and collaboration between the university, local … Read More

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