Some North County Love

Gone But Not Forgotten: A long-standing icon on Chambers Road in Ferguson, MO.

The inner-ring suburbs of North St. Louis County deserve a little attention.  First up, the Ferguson Planning and Development department is buying up small, foreclosed homes for future use.  This has long been a “if I had development money” dream of mine because as life gets too expensive to live it out on the fringes, people will start to migrate backwards over the former White Flight paths.  This will make inner-ring suburbs desirable locations yet again.

Read the Ferguson land-banking article here.

North County finally has a blog!

NOCO StL is a relatively new venture, and nicely done, especially this poignant reporting on the closing of a Jennings institution.