Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sidewalk Tour and Film Screening: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

Pruit-Igoe began as a housing marvel. Two decades later, it ended in rubble. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe … Continue reading

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Urban Wasteland: Nuclear Legacy of St. Louis and the Metro-East by Dr. Denise DeGarmo

Dating back to the beginning of the Atomic Age, 2.5 million cubic yards of radioactive wastes have been dispersed through out the St. Louis and Metro-East areas. Local concerns regarding potential health and environmental risks have led several federal and … Continue reading

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