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Published Work

St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, edited by Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising (Reedy Press, 2009)

Coming in 2010-2011

The East St. Louis Sesquicentennial Series-three volumes of work, focusing on East St. Louis' sesquicentennial in 2011

  • Book of critical essays on the city, edited by Mark Abbott, Harris-Stowe State University
  • Historical encyclopedia of the city's history, edited by Charlie Lumpkins, Penn State
  • A digital sampling from SIUE's archival holdings related to the city's history, edited by SIUE Archivist Steve Kerber

The Sustainability Volume-this piece, to be edited by Chris Gordon, assistant professor of construction management at SIUE, and released in the 2011-12 fiscal year, will focus on sustainability efforts in the St. Louis region.

2010 St Louis Regional Neighborhoods Conference

leonard pittsSt. Louis Currents, the must -have resource on the region, was the source of discussion at the 2010 St. Louis Regional Neighborhoods Conference. The IUR co-sponsored the Conference in May 2010. Conference attendees heard from Leonard Pitts, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist from the Miami Herald. Pitts was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2004 for his commentary surrounding Hurricane Katrina.

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