"The Rebirth of Downtown"

An audience of over 70 met at Schlafly’s Tap Room for the February forum, “The Rebirth of the Other Downtown”, co-sponsored by the Press Club and the Locust Business District(LBD). Insights on the latest development, renovation and preservation efforts in the Locust business and loft district, which links downtown, St. Louis University, Harris-Stowe University and Grand Center were given. Pictured are panelists: (left to right) Michael McMillan, alderman, St. Louis City; Julius Hunter, vice president of communications for St. Louis University; Bob Cohn, Press Club president; and Jassen Johnson, commissioner, Locust Business District. The reopening of Locust as a two-way street was announced at the event.