3 Reasons St. Louis’ Economic Recovery Should Be Homegrown

No longer the home of the St. Louis Rams, the Edward Jones Dome stands like an elephant in the room of a city that was once a “top 10” town. My hometown has faced economic decline, the loss of its NFL team and, quite frankly, its status as an industrious, power-house city. But from North Broadway, in the cool shadow of the now-vacated Dome, you can hear music echo off of the cobblestone streets of Laclede’s Landing—St. Louis’ oldest district.

Just like those old cobblestone streets once walked by traders and pioneering merchants, the road struggling to adjust to global economic trends or national regulatory policy is not easy or smooth. So, how does a historically impressive city like St. Louis get back on track as a growing and attractive 21st century city?

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