News from The 17th Ward

Chouteau Greenway Informational Session 11/30

Great Rivers Greenway (GRG) makes the St. Louis region a more vibrant place to live, work and play by developing a network of greenways to connect people to their rivers, parks and communities.  “Great Rivers Greenway is leading a major public-private partnership to establish the conceptual plan for the Chouteau Greenway, which will connect Washington University &… Read More >>

Abdul-Kaba Abdullah Named Executive Director

Park Central Development has announced the selection of Abdul-Kaba Abdullah, M.A., as its new Executive Director.  The selection was made after a regional search and a selection process.Abdul’s resume includes over 13 years of municipal and governmental affairs, executive administration, as well as Total Quality Management experience in the nonprofit sector. Abdul is one of… Read More >>

Fundraiser for Owner of Confluence Kombucha Feb. 1

Chef William Pauley, the owner of Confluence Kombucha, was injured New Year’s Eve in a car accident involving suspects fleeing from police.  He suffered severe injuries, and spent the next few days in the ICU.  He is home now, but has a long road ahead. The businesses of the Grove are coming together to support… Read More >>

FPSE Development Committee Meeting November 29th

The next FPSE Development Committee Meeting is Tuesday, November 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the Park Central Development offices located at 4512 Manchester Ave., Suite 100. Below are links to the packets of information on agenda items.  It is wonderful to see so much development in this neighborhood. Agenda 4101 Gibson 1519 Tower Grove 4427 Chouteau… Read More >>

Development Animation

Park Central Development has been working with institutional partner Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corporation (WUMCRC) to attract new businesses and developers to the Grove for years.  The efforts have paid off, and it is amazing to see how far the Grove has come.  Spot your favorite haunts businesses with exciting new developments as you fly… Read More >>

Infrastructure Improvements Coming Soon to Oakland Avenue at Kingshighway

Current Condition of Oakland Avenue/Kingshighway Closure     Proposed – NEW – Oakland Avenue/Kingshighway Closure Project         Nearly a decade ago, the City of St. Louis blocked off access to Oakland Avenue from Kingshighway to the Forest Park Southeast (FPSE) neighborhood. These barriers were put in place to combat cut-through vehicular traffic and never intended to remain… Read More >>