This research first appeared in “A Case for Infrastructural Optimism” by Linda C. Samuels in Technology | Architecture + Design [TAD], 3:1, pg 16-22
Geopolitical bifurcation in Missouri has resulted in unequal distributions of wealth. Through an analysis of the formal and informal economic investment patterns occurring in St. Louis, we discovered the spatial ramifications of tax incremental financing (TIF) and tax abatement strategies in Missouri’s largest city.
Other Contributors: Christine Doherty
Work performed while studying urban design at Washington University in St. Louis