Contemporary 116-Unit Apartment Building Planned for South Grand YMCA Site

Contemporary 116-Unit Apartment Building Planned for South Grand YMCA Site – nextSTL

Proposals to replace the long-vacant South Grand YMCA have been through several iterations and multiple delays. A newly available rendering shows a gray brick 116-unit apartment building fronting South Grand. The previously available plan from two years ago showed a two-story retail and office building.

 

On The Market: 6 Fox Meadows, Sunset Hills

QUICK FACTS:
Address: 6 Fox Meadows
Price: $809,000
Website: 6FoxMeadows.com
5 Beds, 6 Baths
Lot Size: 1.0395 Acres
Living Area: 5,071 Sq. Ft.
Pr/Sqft: $159.53
Listed by: Ted Wight, 314.607.5555 or [email protected]

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This Year’s Biggest Opening is Happening Today in Cortex: Vicia

 

Chef Michael – Image src: eater.com

When I published last June that a new restaurant, Vicia, was opening in Cortex I never thought the day would come. Granted, it has taken Michael and Tara Gallina a while longer than expected for the grand opening. When Vicia was first unveiled, they had hopes of opening at some point in 2016. Regardless, today is the day and they are kicking off by serving their first lunch in Cortex. Next month there is an event, “Opera Tastings at Vicia” which is presented by PNC Arts Alive and St. Louis Realtor- Ted Wight of Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty, with media sponsors Feast Magazine – Midwest, ALIVE Magazine, Gazelle STL, and Riverfront Times.

Sunday, April 23 at 3 PM - 4:30 PM
Tickets Here

Not only will you have the opportunity to experience the first private event at St. Louis’ newest fabulous restaurant… You will also get the perfect introduction to opera with this unique culinary concert experience! Delight all of your senses as music from across the history of opera is paired with delicious food and drink crafted specially by Chef Michael Gallina to complement the flavors of the music. All-inclusive tickets are available here.

The Ultimate Nespresso Guide from Espresso Perfecto

When you think of Nespresso, the first word that enters your mind is likely convenience. Sound about right?

Nespresso machines are the ultimate in convenience, BUT, that’s only half the story.

The other half of the equation is quality. The Nespresso brand really is about quality espresso just as much as it is about ease of use.

If you’re considering a Nespresso you likely understand the value of quality espresso. You can taste the difference between the dessert drinks from Starbucks and a great latte from the local craft coffee shop.

And while you enjoy a great tasting ristretto or cappuccino, you also probably aren’t crazy about the idea of honing some serious at home barista skills. Who has time for that?

In the opinion of many (including myself), a Nespresso machine is a staple for every home.  Picking the right one can prove to be quite a challenge, Michael York’s extensive guide will make it much easier to decide. To ease the research burden, his guide highlights every Nespresso model, the pros and cons of each, who they are best suited for and what to keep in mind when shopping.

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s “American Home” – Annual Lecture April 7th

 

Model B! on West Burnham Street, Milwaukee

Wright created hundreds of drafts for a little-known, early 20th century scheme to provide affordable prefab housing, the American System-Built homes, a concept that quickly fell victim to WWI material shortages and became a footnote in the architect’s career. But while these duplexes and bungalows were tiny, they made an oversized impact on Wright’s career.

In keeping with his vision of creating architect designed homes for all Americans, Frank Lloyd Wright began designing small houses for moderate to low-income workers in 1911. Six of these modest homes, known as American System-Built houses, were constructed on West Burnham Street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As years passed, the homes fell into disrepair and their significance was almost forgotten. Mike Lilek, curator, Burnham Block, will speak about the current restoration process that is bringing back the original luster and charm of these tiny houses.

DATE: Friday, April 7, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
PLACE: Saint Louis Art Museum - The Farrell Auditorium
PRICE: Free and open to the public (tickets required)

The lecture is free but tickets are required. Advance tickets are available in person at the Museum’s Information Center, through Metrotix.com or by calling 314.535.1111 Read more about these homes here.

Jaw Dropping, Impeccable Home on Holliston Now Offered – 9960 Holliston

Perfect. Fabulous. Impeccable.

This home designed by celebrated architect, William Tao, was just completely renovated by a stylish couple whose taste you will adore.

QUICK FACTS:
Address: 9960 Holliston, Ladue
Price: $949,000
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
Lot Size: 0.5084 Acres
Living Area: 3,434 Sq. Ft.
Pr/Sqft: $276.35
Listed by: Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty, 314.607.5555 or [email protected]

One of the best bathrooms I have seen recently!

Jump to: Kitchen, Master Bedroom/Bathroom, Description 
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Dome Home: This Weeks Interesting Home (It’s For Sale)

Located just a short way from Creve Coeur Park

When this home appeared on the feed of new listings on the market I was immediately drawn to this one as you don’t see dome homes every day. This home really is architecturally significant and displays an intriguing geometric pattern on many of the interior walls that are part of the integrity of the design.

QUICK FACTS:
Address: 111 Marine Lane, St. Louis
Price: $349,900
3 Beds, 3 Baths
Lot Size: 1 Acre
Living Area: 3,094 Sq. Ft.
Pr/Sqft: $113.09
Est. Monthly Payment: $1,670.48
Listed by: Richie Fisher & Jeremy Schneider, Keller Williams, 314.277.1424

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Contemporary Infill is filling the gap in the Hill

QUICK FACTS:
Address: 4146 Blaine, St. Louis
Price: $589,900
3 Beds, 3 Baths
Lot Size: 0.118 Acres
Living Area: 2,552 Sq. Ft.
Pr/Sqft: $233.90
Listed by: Kelly Hager, Kelly Hagar Group, 314.580.7000 or [email protected]

Stunning custom contemporary home on a large corner lot. Beautiful handscraped wood flooring throughout the main level. The master ensuite features a walk in closet with custom shelving, bathroom with heated floors, double vanity as well as a gorgeous walk in shower & tub. Open concept hearth room and the kitchen feature a gas fireplace, large island with a waterfall quartz countertop, stainless steel appliances & pendant lighting. There is a half bathroom & a hallway that leads out to the screened in porch that connects to the oversized 2 car garage. Upstairs you find 2 more bedrooms with vaulted ceilings. Two amazing rooftop decks & the larger leads down to the patio & fenced in backyard. The 9ft pour basement has a rough-in bath, egress window & sump pump. It features a state of the art security system with 10 cameras and 24 hour monitoring. Surround sound, intercom, Nest thermostat, wifi enabled locks, custom window treatments, exterior motion lights and much more! Talk about a smart home!

Perfect. Fabulous. Impeccable. Home on Holliston Coming Soon – Will Likely Sell Off Market

This home is located in the Heart of Ladue and is the perfect opportunity to live in an impeccably remodeled home. Advantes Development has a ranging portfolio, but it seems like this is definitely one of their premier projects, you can view more of their projects here. The showings will start this Friday, so please be sure to schedule an appointment if you want to see it before it is sold.

QUICK FACTS:
Address: 9960 Holliston, Ladue
Price: $949,000
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
Lot Size: 0.5084 Acres
Living Area: 3,434 Sq. Ft.
Pr/Sqft: $276.35
Listed by: Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty, 314.607.5555 or [email protected]

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