ABOUT LOCUST LOFTS
Renovations for these two buildings on Locust Street include both commercial and residential use. The project included new elevators, a restored store front, and replacement cornices for the facades of both buildings. Also included in this $5.1 million dollar project is a new underground parking garage and street improvements.
1121-23 Locust, originally home to the Hollywood Rubber Stamp Co, will have retail at the ground level with eight residential condominiums above. The 1113-15 Locust building, which housed the the Spool Cotton Co, will be commercial condominiums. Both of these buildings are listed with theNational Historic Register.
WHAT STAAT PROVIDED
Staat Tuckpointing provided full restoration on both of the structures including; pressure washing, restoration cleaning, tuckpointing, and masonry sealants. We will roughed in new brick window openings and provided a large amount of masonry reconstruction, including rebuilding brick piers and a section of wall which was near collapse.
WHAT OTHERS HAVE SAID ABOUT LOCUST LOFTS
The Landmarks Association of Saint Louis recognized the Alexander Lofts and The Spool Thread Building as one of the 11 "Most Enhanced Buildings" in St. Louis during National Preservation Week in May.