Pioneering Green Mixed-Income Project Underway in St. Louis
Multi-Housing News Online

St. Louis–Construction has commenced on Arlington Grove in St. Louis, and the 112-unit mixed-income residential redevelopment may very well become the spark that will ignite a green trend in the creation of properties that unite low-income and market-rate units under one roof.

Arlington Grove Multifamily Redevelopment Under Way in St. Louis
Multi-Housing News Online

St. Louis–Construction has started on the Arlington Grove residential redevelopment project in north St. Louis. When complete it will include 112 mixed-income rental units in garden apartments, townhouse and semi-detached housing, along with a new mixed-use building and rehabilitation of the historic Arlington Elementary School. All together, the redevelopment will total 162,000 square feet of residential space and 5,000 square feet of commercial space.
 

Troubled west St. Louis neighborhood to receive major facelift
News 4 St. Louis, kmov.com

The troubled Wells-Goodfellow area in west St. Louis is showing strong signs of making a remarkable recovery-
The area has been littered with criminals and prostitutes who took over an abandoned school. But a $34 million project designed to restore the neighborhood is looking to turn the 22nd Ward around.
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Arlington Grove: A Lesson in Diversity & Minority Participation

St. Louis City Arlington Grove Residential Redevelopment Project
Breaks Ground in Terms of Green Design, Minority Participation (St. Louis, MO, Oct. 19, 2010) – Silver-plated shovels were plunged into the ground on Friday, Oct. 15 to commemorate the start of construction on north St. Louis City’s $41 million Arlington Grove residential redevelopment project . True, scoops of dirt were moved; but perhaps in more ways than one, the project is truly groundbreaking in terms of green design and minority participation. 

McCormack Baron’s $30M development gets tax abatement
St. Louis Business Journal

KAI Design & Build is the general contractor and architect for the Arlington Grove development. Developer McCormack Baron Salazar’s $30 million plan to redevelop a block-long stretch of properties in north St. Louis was approved for a 15-year tax abatement for the project. To read the full article click here to follow the link, or download the PDF below.