Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Residents, supporters of university and Eden voice opinions on proposed educational zoning changes

The Webster Groves City Plan Commission kept the public hearing open on proposed zoning changes that could affect Webster University Expansion. Webster Groves residents and members of the university voiced their opinions on the proposed changes to the rezoning.

Gateway Campus to open in December

Scheduled for completion in December, Webster University’s new Downtown Gateway Campus will offer students a variety of new programs and opportunities. Several members of Webster’s...

University breaks ground on science building, set to bolster Webster STEAMM

After more than 50 years of planning, Webster broke ground on the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB) Sept. 9. Estimated by Webster to cost $33 million, the building will relocate several departments into one building near the north lawn of the East Academic Building.

Paving the road to a new science building

Webster President Elizabeth Stroble said without the generosity of late trustee member Laurance Browning and his family, several of Webster’s newest building and additions would not be possible. The latest building the Brownings helped fund is the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB).

Council hears from institutions for clarity on their needs, yet misunderstandings prevent mutual agreement...

The city votes to extend the public hearing on the proposed zoning ordinance after a disagreement on what the ordinance can and cannot allow for Eden and Webster.

Public hearing extended as clarity between city, institutions was not reached

The city council gave the floor to Eden and Webster to clear up any misunderstandings between the institutions and the city, but the two sides could not see eye-to-eye.

Tension rises after public hearing reopens

The Webster Groves city council hoped to receive new input and information on the proposed educational zoning ordinance, but instead the council received disapproval of the ordinance and their process of holding a public hearing.

Arcade Building renovation key in Webster downtown location

The renovations to the Arcade Building will be the next step in Webster's plans to become a partner in the St. Louis area.

Mayor and city council get to work, postpone public hearing on proposed educational zoning

The Webster Groves mayor Gerry Welch said the city council has received enough information and comments from Webster University, Eden and the residents of Webster Groves and now the council needs to get to work.

City Council puts off public hearing on educational zoning until November

In an effort to improve the proposed zoning ordinance, the Webster Groves City Council elects to delay the public hearing.

Science building plans kick off with the help of design firm

Webster University officially kicked off the partnership with CannonDesign to begin design concepts for the Interdisciplinary Science Building.

Webster groves property values rising, amid concern

Despite resident concerns, property values in Webster Groves have been rising and are expected to continue climbing.

Educational zoning debate continues after heated public hearing

At a public hearing on proposed educational zoning, Webster University discovered the only thing holding up the Interdisciplinary Science Building (IDS) from moving forward,...

Webster University braces for changes from proposed educational zoning

President Elizabeth Stroble and university administration hosted a meeting in Sunnen Lounge to discuss the possible effects of the city’s proposed zoning change

Plan Commission report on proposed amendments could affect Webster University expansion

A representative from the Plan Commission will give an interim report at the Jan. 21 city council meeting regarding proposed zoning code amendments. The proposed changes could affect Webster University’s future expansion.

City Plan Commission hosts public forum on educational zoning

The city plan commission presented amendments to educational zoning in Webster Groves during a public hearing at its Dec. 2 meeting.