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     Fifty new senior apartments, as well as additional apartments and homes in 2023.

     Another 26 apartments and 16 homes are anticipated in 2024.

     ONSL will continue to showcase some of the best renovations and construction innovations in the city.

     We will see business and services growth with an innovative hydroponics growing center, health care spaces, new community and arts areas, new enterprises across the neighborhood, and the first geospatial sciences experiential theater in the U.S.
Purchasing LRA Property

Old North St. Louis has several opportunities to develop city-owned property through the Land Reutilization Authority (LRA). Through our long relationship with the city, we do ask that all LRA purchase and option applications be vetted by the neighbors to ensure alignment with our collective vision for the community. This process allows us to issue a letter of support for your application to the city. The Real Estate Committee of ONSLRG is here to help guide you through that process. 


Neighborhood Vision

The neighborhood is currently in the process of updating our vision and plans for development, working with several partners to accomplish these goals. In the fall of 2020, with the support of a generation donation, the neighborhood completed an updated needs assessment and action plan. This document will help guide our upcoming neighborhood planning process slated to begin with the City of St. Louis and Project Connect during 2022 and 2023. 


Additional Resources

Mow to Own

Already live in the neighborhood and interested in adjacent property? Learn about the Mow to Own Program

Prop NS Program

Many of our LRA properties could use significant rehab. Learn about nominating them for stabilization under this new city-wide program.


The Justine Petersen non-profit is an awesome resource for mortgage financing, refinance, and rehab project support.

Historic Tax Credits

Old North is home to three federal historic designations. Learn more about using the state historic tax credits here.

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