SPACE is pleased to announce that architect John Pitman has joined the board of directors for The St. Louis Art Place Initiative, an effort to create affordable home ownership opportunities for low- to middle-income artists. The first development will be in St. Louis's Gravois Park neighborhood, which is roughly the area within Jefferson Avenue, Chippewa Street, Grand Boulevard, and Cherokee Street. St. Louis Art Place endeavors to create affordable housing by renovating vacant and deteriorating

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Brian, Don and Mark have been busy the last few months in the shop, and here is a little peek at some of the work they've been doing! Live-edge walnut dining table with removable leaves on each end. Modern outdoor bench for the pickup area at the Montessori Lab School in Grand Center. We pulled the old Gringo sign out of storage, and Brian brought it back to life for its new home at the

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It's finally Friday and we've got cold boozy drinks on the mind already. Seems like a good time to share some renderings of the new Narwhals' at The Streets of St. Charles, scheduled to open in the spring. (Click on the images to enlarge them.) Located just south of Highway 70 at the river, the brand-new building is still under construction, but we'll be ready to hit the ground running as soon as the space

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Mission Taco Joint is a local favorite, and for good reason: An impressive list of tacos (Duck! Portobellos and goat cheese!) with an equally impressive list of drinks, all enjoyed in a funky, comfortable space. After opening three outposts in the city of St. Louis, the owners decided to cross the river to spread the taco love. After selecting a space in the Streets of St. Charles development, we were charged with making a sterile

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After operating a successful online shop of plant-based beauty products for years, Megan A. Schwarz wanted to refocus her efforts on her true love: holistic health coaching with a focus on women's skin and hormones. In addition to offering her clients advice on lifestyle, diet, and skin treatments, Megan also offers breathwork sessions to coach clients on diaphragmatic breathing to decrease stress and increase mindfulness. With such a unique offering of services, Megan needed a

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Fork and Stix has been critically acclaimed as some of the best Thai food in town, and we were excited to work with the owner to open a sister restaurant, KiiN Essentially Thai, downtown. In addition to some of the core dishes offered at Fork and Stix, KiiN would also offer traditional northern Thai “country” food. The restaurant was a former gift shop in the MX District downtown St. Louis. Featuring a wall of windows and concrete floors,

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What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Uh, except for awesome design inspiration for one of St. Louis’ best-known restaurant families, that is. We’re not talking about paintings of Elvis gracing some playing cards or adding outlandish, rhinestoned Liberace flair everywhere (though we’d totally be down for that). But Las Vegas has some special swankiness that makes a number of restaurants out there perfect for a romantic dinner, a night out with the guys or

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