A taco stand shaped like a giant flying saucer was the subject of heated debate at the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen on Wednesday.
The board’s Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee approved a tax abatement bill which could move North Grand’s Del Taco one step closer to demolition.
The iconic gas station turned fast-food joint has become a cause célèbre among local preservationists.
St. Louis is freeing up $1 million dollars to fund repairs to a historic north side neighborhood damaged in last year’s New Years Eve tornado.
The storm damage in St. Louis was not enough to qualify for federal disaster aid.
City officials announced on Monday that uninsured property owners on Lewis Place could qualify for up to $30,000 for repairs.
The storm damaged roughly 150 buildings on Lewis Place, a site know for its lush green median and historic footnote in St. Louis’ Civil Rights struggle.
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