Category Archives: Economic Development

The IUR Has Temporarily Relocated

In order to accomodate ongoing renovations in Rendleman Hall, the Institute for Urban Research has temporarily relocated to the East St. Louis Campus, Building A. You can still reach us at Campus Box 1246, and at (618) 650-5262. Thank you … Continue reading

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Urban Beautification

People deserve the right to enjoy a living space that is clean and maintained making it easy to agree that the cleanup of urban areas is essential to building a lasting community. The way an area looks has an impact … Continue reading

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IUR Launches Virtual East St. Louis Historical Society Website on ESL’s 152nd Birthday

The city of East St. Louis, Illinois turns 152 years old today! To honor the city’s birthday, The Institute for Urban Research at SIUE has officially launched the Virtual East St. Louis Historical Society, a web portal that provides digital … Continue reading

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Andy Theising to be a guest on St. Louis Public Radio Show

Tomorrow, Wednesday January 30, 2013, Institute for Urban Research Director Dr. Andy Theising will be featured on the “St. Louis on the Air” show on St. Louis Public Radio. Dr. Theising will be discussing the latest book in the East … Continue reading

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St. Louis Metropolitan Research Exchange Brown Bag Event

Please join the STLMRE for the next brown bag lunch event, featuring Joanna Ganning, Ph.D., and “Spread and Backwash Effects for Non-metropolitan Communities in the U.S.” Thursday, November 15 12:00 pm Harris-Stowe State University University Library: Seminar Room Please see … Continue reading

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17th Annual SLACO Regional Neighborhoods Conference

Dear Community Member,                                                           REGISTER TODAY! The St. Louis Association of Community … Continue reading

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SLACO 17th Annual Neighborhood Conference – October 27, 2012

The St. Louis Association of Community Organizations (SLACO) is sponsoring its 17th Annual Neighborhood Conference on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Please follow the link for more information or to register for the conference! http://www.stlneighborhoodsconference.com/

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East-West Gateway Seeks Your Input on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)

The East-West Gateway Council of Governments would like to hear your thoughts on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD). Please see the attached flyer with embedded link to the survey. The survey will remain active until Friday, August 31, 2012. Your participation is … Continue reading

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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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Jacqueline Tatom 2012 Emerging Scholar Best Paper Award

The St. Louis Metropolitan Research Exchange (STLMRE), in conjunction with the Des Lee Collaborative Vision at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, is sponsoring a biennial award for the best paper on a case or issue in the St. Louis metropolitan … Continue reading

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