Warming Centers for the Metro St. Louis Area
Closings: Schools, churches, day-cares and businesses

City to demolish dozens of buildings for redevelopment

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Monday afternoon Mayor Slay and city officials announced a plan to demolish more than two dozen buildings in the City of St. Louis. The hope is that removing the dangerous buildings will stabilize neighborhoods, spur development and curb crime.

The first buildings to be demolished will be 26 vacant buildings near Ranken Technical College. Ranken has committed nearly $10 million to redevelop the neighborhood, purchase 200 lots and to constructing new homes with its carpentry students.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.