The Urban EcoBlock board has been invited to present the concept as part of Venture Cafe's month-long program on Civic Restoration. Please come and join us to learn more! When: Thursday, August 4, 2022, 6:00-7:00 PMWhere: CIC St. Louis, 4240 Duncan Ave #200, St. Louis, MO 63110 Pre-registration is not required, but suggested.
After a series of presentations to GeoFutures leadership, the St. Louis Area Working Group, and the JeffVanderLou neighborhood, the Urban EcoBlock board members met with the staff of the St. Louis Development Corporation to discuss the alignment of the UEB concept and the City's priorities for urban redevelopment in the North Side. Juwanna Brown, who … Continue reading Urban EcoBlock Board and St. Louis Development Corporation
Several members of the Urban EcoBlock board, including Dan Hellmuth and Bobby Bonner, met virtually with key members of the City of St. Louis’ Planning and Urban Design Agency in late September to discuss the “EcoCode” document that was recently completed. The UEB board had been collaborating with Don Roe and Cecilia Dvorak to create … Continue reading EcoCode Approved as Planned Unit Development
Image courtesy of Richard Reilly The Urban EcoBlock is a radical new approach to living, celebrating diversity while instilling equity, justice and inclusion. Systemic racism has plagued our culture here for centuries, from the bowels of slaves ships through plantation shacks and Jim Crow, to black-bank crushing, red-lining, HUD housing programs and predatory mortgage lending. … Continue reading Offering Opportunities to Heal Racism
The central and ongoing purposes of Urban EcoBlock Community Land Trust (CLT) is to: 1) preserve equity, ecological and land stewardship in perpetuity, 2) assure ongoing affordability and mixed income community, and 3) manage the business of common systems, resale formula and land acquisition. In the building stage the CLT is expected to hold land and work … Continue reading The Value of a Community Land Trust