Infamous Kingshighway buildings in FPSE come down

Infamous Kingshighway buildings in FPSE come down

As the last golden hour ends for these storied properties on Kingshighway, let’s go down memory lane of Drury’s and Lux Living’s demolition by neglect. The buildings’ condition belied the massive investment in the neighborhood behind. Over $340M in building permits have been issued since 2007 when Drury started buying up properties. A proposal by NorthPoint to build an apartment building is being considered right now. There is a meeting tonight Tuesday, February 20, 6:45 pm at the Missouri Foundation for Health 4254 Vista Ave.

Our coverage over the years-

2009 Drury Hotels considers FPSE/FPSE considers Drury Hotels

2009 FPSE Church For Sale: 700-Room, $100M Drury Hotel at The Grove No Longer Planned?

2014 Drury Eyes Future Hotel, Adds 15 Parcels to Holdings in Forest Park Southeast

2017 – Drury Development Seeks Demo for FPSE Building on Kingshighway

2019 Drury’s Demolition by Neglect in FPSE

2021 DDC II LLC (Lux Living) Acquires 15 Drury Properties In FPSE

2021 Lux Living Proposal for Oakland and Kingshighway

2022 Revised Lux Living Proposal for Oakland and Kingshighway

2022 Engineers’ Club, Kingshighway and Oakland Proposals back before Preservation Board

2024 NorthPoint presents proposal for Kingshighway in FPSE, starts engagement process


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