17th Ward leads city in building permits in FY2014

Almost always first or second in the city for the dollar volume of building permits, the 17th ward achieved new heights when in the city's 2014 fiscal year (ending in June) it racked up applications for nearly half of all the construction for the entire city.  Over the years the building permit data has been something I've monitored.  I think it serves as a good indicator of how much people want to live and do business within the ward.  For detailed building permit data by neighborhood or ward c...
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Cortex

The Cortex Innovation Community is home to a vibrant 200-acre innovation hub and technology district integrated into St. Louis’ historic Central West End and Forest Park Southeast residential neighborhoods, surrounded by nationally ranked universities and medical centers and abundant cultural and recreational assets that include the Grand Center arts district, the Missouri Botanical Garden, and 1,400-acre Forest Park that is host to the St. Louis Zoo, the St. Louis Art Museum, the Missouri Histo...
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Park Central Development

The mission of Park Central Development is to promote quality residential and commercial development in the neighborhoods of the 17th Ward, implement infrastructure and beautification projects, plan for future development, improve security, market the area to new residents and visitors, and find funding sources for neighborhood improvement projects. Park Central Development is governed by a Board of Directors made up of residents and institutions from around the ward. Neighborhood committees hel...
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