Ten Toe Express heads to the North Riverfront for a Special Walk on May 14

Join Citizens for Modern Transit and the Ten Toe Express for a tour of the North Riverfront on Tuesday, May 14 with guest walk leader Michael Allen. The walk is free for Ten Toe members, but please be sure to RSVP! The tour will leave at 9:30 a.m. so please be sure to arrive before that time.

Lacledes-Landing-Architecture-Eads-Bridge-002Architectural historian Michael Allen founded Preservation Research Office in August 2009 after having worked professionally in historic preservation for nearly five years. The Preservation Research Office synthesizes Allen’s professional expertise and practice in public architectural history, started in 2003 when he began writing the widely-read website (and now blog) Ecology of Absence. Allen’s research has remained concerned with the impact of deindustrialization, population loss and postwar urban renewal projects on the preservation of historic urban landscapes. In recent years, Michael has lectured on architectural history and historic preservation at Washington University in St. Louis, New York University, Saint Louis University, Fontbonne University, the St. Louis Artists’ Guild and other institutions.

The North Riverfront walking tour will meet at 9:30 am on Tuesday, May 14 at the Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Station. If you would like to join us for what is sure to be an exciting and enlightening tour, please RSVP to CMT at 314-231-7272 or email us at info@cmt-stl.org.