Enterprise Boldly Goes Downtown
A mid-century modern revived

Enterprise-rent-a-car recently opened a rental center on 23rd Street and Washington in Downtown-West. They are located in a mid-century modern building, connected to the Motor Lofts to the east and situated just a block from Jefferson Avenue to the west. The interior of the building has been completely renovated and exhibits the familiar Enterprise corporate style. The new center is [...]

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Downtown Section N. Tucker Blvd Opens
St. Louis Post-Dispatch on North Tucker Boulevard

Today, the section of North Tucker Boulevard between Cass Avenue to the north and Dr. M.L. King Drive to the south has opened for traffic. The roadway consists of two lanes in each direction, separated by a median. The road deck is lined by new sidewalks, new streetlights, trees, and areas for plantings near the crossings. The new street signs [...]

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Lambert Airport’s Concourse D’Elegance
Entrance C-Concourse Mosaic

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport’s C-Concourse reopened today, after being closed for almost a year because of extensive damage suffered by an EF-4 tornado on Good Friday last year. Not only is the concourse rebuilt, it has also received a complete makeover. The experience is certainly very different, from the moment you enter security. Formerly dimly-lit and cramped, the C-Concourse checkpoint [...]

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As New Bridge Rises So Do Expectations
Future I-70 on-ramps under construction on Illinois side.

The new Mississippi River Bridge project, slated for completion in early 2014, is starting to show significant progress. The towers on both banks of the river are now clearly rising into the air. When completed, the main span of this 1,500 feet long, cable-stayed bridge will be the third-longest in the United States. The bridge towers will reach 400 feet, [...]

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Will New Tucker Blvd Rock Downtown?
The new road deck in front of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The renovation of North Tucker Boulevard is nearing completion. This section of Tucker north of Washington Avenue was built as a tunnel for the Illinois Terminal Railroad in 1931. The tunnel has now been filled up with styrofoam and dirt and the last remnants will be buried soon. The real impact of the new Tucker Boulevard will not be felt [...]

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The Gateway Transportation Center
Facade as seen from 14th Street Bus Station in downtown St. Louis

With Living at the speed of rail coming tho the Contemporary Art Museum on June 28, let’s go on a photo tour of the new multi-modal transportation center in downtown St. Louis. The Gateway Multimodal Transportation Center (its official name) is quite unique in its role as an efficient hub for four modes of public transport: Metrolink, Metrobus, Amtrak and [...]

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Brighter Skies for Lambert?

Today,  Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge announced the second phase of the airport experience program, to take place over the next two years. Construction of this $ 50 million modernization project, the largest in Lambert’s history, will start in the fall of 2010. Before the start of the renovations, Airtran will move from the B-concourse to C, which [...]

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Lambert-St. Louis Int’l Airport ( STL )

The Saint Louis Metropolitan area is home to three large airports. Lambert-St. Louis International to the Northwest of the city, Scott Air Force Base-Mid America Airport to the East in Illinois and Spirit of St. Louis Airport to the far West in Chesterfield. Lambert is St. Louis’ main airport. Its largest carriers are American and Southwest and there is a [...]

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The Greyhound bus terminal is integrated at the Gateway Station. Get your Greyhound tickets here. Share

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At St. Louis Gateway Station you will find three Amtrak routes to choose from: Lincoln Route to Chicago Missouri River Runner to Kansas City Texas Eagle to San Antonio, with connecting service to The Sunset Limited to Los Angeles. St. Louis Gateway Station, 430 South 15th Street,  St. Louis, MO 63103 Share

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MetroLink is St. Louis’ light rail system. It has six stations downtown. From East to West: Arch-Laclede’s Landing: Lumière PLace Casino and Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel. Convention Center: Washington Avenue and Central Business District 8th and Pine: Citygarden, Central Business District Busch Stadium: Westin Hotel, Hilton at the Ballpark Civic Center-Scottrade Center-Gateway Station: Amtrak, Metrobus, Greyhound Union Station: Hard Rock Cafe, Marriott, Downtown West With MetroLink you can [...]

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