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City to River In The News

Back the boulevard
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 15, 2010

A New Vision for the Arch - Less, Not More
KWMU, June 15, 2010

New proposal to remove I-70 in front of the Arch
KMOV News Channel 4, June 14, 2010

St. Louis group has a plan to enliven Arch's environs by replacing I-70 with a boulevard
Kansas City Star, June 14, 2010

Turn I-70 near Arch into tree-lined street, group says
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 14, 2010

Urban parks take over downtown freeways
USA Today, May 5, 2010

Tuesday Tussle: Part 2, Keegan Is Wrong, We Need a New Memorial Drive
Riverfront Times, Apr. 20 2010

New Mississippi River bridge could dramatically alter downtown look
KSDK, March 12, 2010

Group proposes removing I-70 lanes downtown
KMOV, March 2, 2010

Designers should plan removal of I-70's downtown lanes
St. Louis Post Dispatch, February 28, 2010

Got a dream? Take it to PechaKucha
St. Louis Beacon, February 24, 2010

Replace part of I-70 with a new Memorial Drive, group says
St. Louis Post Dispatch, February 19, 2010

The Platform: The Arch Unbounded
St. Louis Post Dispatch, March 12, 2009

Additional Mentions

Public needed to replace 1+ mile of highway with boulevard
Urban Review STL, June 1st, 2010

Memorial Drive / Gwangalli Beach
St. Louis/Elsewhere, June 2010

St. Louis BRT / Curitiba BRT
St. Louis/Elsewhere, June 2010

City to River Gets Concrete About Removing Concrete Jungle
Urban STL, Thursday, 27 May 2010

City to River - Get Involved!
STL Dotage, Thursday, May 27, 2010

City Profile: St. Louis by UrbanSTL
Urbanophile, May 25, 2010

City to River Effort Picked Up by USA Today
Urban STL, Thursday, 06 May 2010

City to River thinks outside the concrete box
Occasional Planet, May 3, 2010

Memorial Drive / Michigan Avenue
St. Louis/Elsewhere, May 2010

City and River Pt. II: TEAR DOWN THIS WALL!
Sustainable Cities Collective, March 3, 2010

Support for the City to River concept growing rapidly
Urban Review STL, March 2nd, 2010

City to River Group Hits the Local Media
STL Dotage, Tuesday, March 2, 2010

St. Louis: Reconnecting the City to the River
Urbanophile, Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Riverfront Boulevard Plan Reconnects City to River
STL Rising, Wednesday, February 17, 2010

"City to River" Calls for a New Memorial Drive, Demolition of I-70 in Downtown St. Louis
Sustainable Cities Collective, February 17, 2010

Edward Jones Dome / Seoul World Cup Stadium
St. Louis/Elsewhere, February 2010

Downtown St. Louis / Downtown Hartford
St. Louis/Elsewhere, February 2010

Local Support for Removal of I-70

More thoughts on Interstate 70 downtown
St. Louis Post Dispatch, March 3, 2010

International Design Competition Will Look at a Big Picture
Ecology of Absence, December 30, 2009

Highway Lid Concept is Really a Pricey & Inadequate Tunnel
Urban Review STL, September 6, 2009

Six Ways to Remove a Freeway -- How About 7?
Ecology of Absence, June 10, 2009

Landmarks Association Comment on JNEM Management Plan Calls for Better Connections
Ecology of Absence, March 17, 2009

One landmark that should go away - Envisioning better connections to the Arch Grounds and Riverfront districts
Vanishing STL, March 13, 2009

Friday Editorial: Top Shelf
St. Louis Post Dispatch, July 17, 2008

Time to Revise Memorial Drive
KWMU, Michael Allen, July 10, 2008

Reconnecting St Louis to the Mississippi; Don't Cover the Highway, 86 It.
Urban Review STL, July 8, 2008

National Efforts to Remove Freeways

City proposes a face-lift for Memorial Drive and the riverfront, Idaho Falls Today

Freeways Without Futures, CNU

Removing Freeways - Restoring Cities

Highways to Boulevards, CNU

8664.org, Louisville

People's Waterfront Coalition, Seattle

Peeling Back Pavement to Expose Watery Havens, New York Times

Additional Resources

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Final General Management Plan

City Arch River 2015 Design Competition

New Mississippi River Bridge

Downtown Now traffic study

Confluence Greenway


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