Dead City

31 05 2012

Unearthing the necrophilic affair involving the St. Louis Forestry Division, Land Reutilization Authority, and St. Louis Development Corporation

by Bill Newmann

“Ashen lady give up your vows, save our city right now.”Jim Morrison

In the distance, the din of traffic ebbs and flows on Gravois Boulevard, a heavily-traveled St. Louis thoroughfare. But here in Gatewood Gardens Cemetery, the dead remain unperturbed by the noise. What might perturb the living, however, is this: the bone yard is owned and operated by three overlooked government agencies, an unholy trinity that controls thousands of other properties throughout the city and is accountable to no one.

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