In architecture and construction, there are good surprises and bad surprises. Good surprises: a glorious rendering of a meticulously detailed space that is within (or below!) budget. Bad surprises: the floor not looking the way you thought it would, or not having enough lighting above a crucial work area. As much as we relish a good design meeting with a few well-timed theatrics, we never want you to experience a bad surprise when everything is

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St. Louis has felt like a front-runner for a Major League Soccer expansion team for some time. The region has even been sorta close to landing a team before. But it wasn't until the Los Angeles Rams left town that the possibility became likely. Now we can add to the positive vibes another nod from MLS Commissioner Don Garber. He's been complimentary of the city before, but when asked this week again about expansion, he

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We have one chance to get this right. Because we’re dedicated to a broader, more engaging discussion about our city and the future of MLS here, we are hosting a stadium community design open house Thursday, March 31st here at SPACE (4168 Manchester). The intent of the open house is to gather feedback from the general public and our collective vision for a major league soccer stadium in St. Louis. As fans and the general

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When the City of St. Louis issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the old Shaw Theatre building at 39th Street and Shaw Avenue, we knew we wanted to be part of its redevelopment. The vision we have developed is of a dynamic space that contributes something new to the neighborhood, for the neighbors. It's flexible, it will evolve, with the neighborhood playing the lead role in its success and adaptation. The Shaw Public Market would feature two dozen

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