In Your Neighborhood

As community engagement progresses, updated information on our planning process will appear here.

Project Connect Open House

Project Connect will host an Open House Wednesday, November 1, 2017, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Gateway Middle School on N. Jefferson Ave.

This event will connect residents with St. Louis City agencies and Project Connect partners, by providing a one-stop-shop to access information related to ongoing and future projects happening in the neighborhoods of St. Louis Place, Carr Square, Columbus Square, Old North St. Louis, JeffVanderLou, Downtown West, Hyde Park, and Near North Riverfront.

Residents will have a chance to meet with City agencies and provide input on current projects. Tables will include:

Project Connect and the St. Louis City Assessor’s Office  Q&A Session

The presentation was held Monday, June 26th at Vashon High School at 5:30pm.

Public Meeting #4 

The fourth public meeting was held on Tuesday, February 21  at Vashon High School at 5:30pm.

Public Meeting #3

The third public meeting was held on January 23 at Vashon High School.  Watch this video summary of the event.

Public Meeting #2

The second Project Connect public meeting was held on September 26, 2016 at 5:30pm.

Project Connect Public Meeting #1 

The first Public Meetings was held June 6th 2016 at the Gateway Classic Foundation. The meeting was from 5:30pm-7:30pm.

Resource Fair 

The Resourse Fair was held Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Vashon High School at 3035 Cass Avenue.

Industry Day

Project Connected participated in an Industry Day event held May 22, 2017 at the site of the Next NGA West campus at 2233 Cass Ave. The event was from 11:00am-7:00pm. For more information, read here.

Neighborhood Working Group(NWG)

The NWG was originally formed in 2016 with 18 individuals identified as leaders in their community by their neighbors. This group met monthly with Project Connect and NGA representatives from to August 2016 to March 2017 to discuss a variety of topics, concerns and community requests that were incorporated into the Action Plan and the NGA Construction RFP process. This group will continue to meet to ensure residents have a voice in the many upcoming projects in the area. We encourage residents to reach out to these neighborhood representatives and your neighborhood stabilization officer to discuss concerns and ask questions. Representatives include: Claire Wolff, Rose Green, Megan Betts, Brian Krueger, Mark Cross, Lucy Smith, Marlene Hodges, Sal Martinez, Rosie Willis, Patricia Huntspon, Timetria Murphy, Louis Moore, Dotti McDowell, Bernie Powderly, Jorlon Upchurch, Kurt Tarkington and Officer Jamie Partee.

Neighborhood Meetings

Alignment between local officials and community members is the key to Project Connect. For this reason, Project Connect representatives attend neighborhood meetings in the eight Project Connect neighborhoods. We are invited by community leaders to listen to concerns, provide specific information, receive feedback, and answer questions. If you want us at your meeting, send us an email.

  • July 13, 2017: St. Louis Place Whitaker Concert Series
  • July 10, 2017: Old North Neighborhood Meeting
  • June 29, 2017: St. Louis Place Whitaker Concert Series

Click here for a listing of past Neighborhood Meetings.

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