Tag: Mayor Harold Sanger

Plan for 22-story luxury apartment tower clears rezoning hurdle in Clayton

  Clayton’s Board of Aldermen approved on Tuesday the rezoning for a luxury apartment at its first formal meeting of 2018. The board signed off on selling a city-owned parking lot on Dec. 19, and cleared yet another hurdle for the project with Tuesday’s vote, paving the way for a new 22-story luxury apartment to be called Shaw Park Apartments at the corner of Forsyth and Brentwood Blvds in downtown Clayton. The board voted unanimously […]

A new Italian restaurant opens its doors in DeMun

A new restaurant founded by a popular St. Louis chef has recently opened up its doors in the DeMun neighborhood in Clayton. Louie, at 706 DeMun Ave., was opened up by local Chef Matt McGuire, with his restaurant focusing on a minimalist decor and an Italian-inspired menu. The restaurant officially opened for business on on Dec. 5. The 2,800 square foot restaurant seats fewer than 80, with the decor featuring polished marble walls, varnished wooden […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen approve parking lot sale, paving way for 22-story upscale apartment

Clayton’s Board of Aldermen signed off on selling a city-owned parking lot Monday night, paving the way for a new 22-story luxury apartment at the corner of Forsyth and Brentwood Blvds in downtown Clayton. The $1.1 million sale of the lot, which city officials said is currently underutilized, and the purchase and development agreement was approved unanimously by the board with Alderman Mark Winings absent. Flaherty & Collins Properties, an Indianapolis-based multifamily developer, is behind […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen reject appeal opposing Centene’s Maryland School plans

Plans for Centene Corporation’s redevelopment of the Maryland School property will move forward despite pushback from concerned neighbors. The Clayton Board of Aldermen Tuesday night rejected an appeal from Protect Clayton Neighborhoods, a watchdog group trying to reinstate the Clayton Plan Commission’s original recommendation that Centene provide the public access to the greenspace on their proposed daycare and corporate education facility at 7501 Maryland Ave. during non-business hours, and for the plans to be in compliance […]

Protect Clayton Neighborhoods residents voice concern over Centene’s Maryland School plans

The Clayton Board of Aldermen heard from multiple speakers at Tuesday night’s meeting regarding their issues with Centene’s proposed plan of the Maryland School property. Residents who live near the property at 7510 Maryland Avenue have been trying to reinstate the Clayton Planning Commission’s original recommendation that Centene provide the public access to the greenspace on the property during non-business hours and for the plans to be in compliance with zoning laws. Protect Clayton Neighborhoods’ […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen delay Protect Clayton Neighborhoods’ appeal opposing Centene’s Maryland School plans

For the second time this month, Clayton’s Board of Aldermen tabled an appeal from a neighborhood group looking to stop Centene Corporation’s plans to redevelop the vacant former Maryland School. Protect Clayton Neighborhoods, a group of concerned citizens represented by about 25 residences, argued its appeal of the nation’s largest healthcare provider’s proposed daycare and employment education facility at 7510 Maryland Avenue, providing evidence that the neighborhood is adversely affected in three different ways. According […]

Clayton businesses and political leaders are drawn to Saint Louis Art Fair

With the Saint Louis Art Fair kicking off on Friday, both business and political leaders in the area are excited to take part in the event. The Saint Louis Art Fair is a free event, which runs Friday through Sunday, and will celebrate the arts and the community that surrounds it. The event will feature 181 exhibiting artists with 12 special mediate categories. Laura Miller, Interim Executive Director at Cultural Festivals, said the fair is designed to […]

New restaurant in DeMun hopes to shake things up

The DeMun entertainment area could soon be getting a whole lot spicier once a new Italian restaurant opens its doors. At last night’s Clayton Board of Aldermen meeting, the board approved a liquor license for Matt McGuire’s newest restaurant venture, Louie DeMun, 706 DeMun Ave., which McGuire told the board should be ready to open in about a month. McGuire was also the owner of the late, much-loved restaurant King Louie’s on Chouteau Avenue. King Louie’s […]