Arts-Based Community Development Convening
Transforming Post-Industrial Cities through Art and Innovation
April 12 through 14, 2012 - St. Louis


Rustbelt to Artist Belt : At the Crossroads takes place in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel and Conference Center. The Chase is located at 212 N. Kingshighway at the northeast corner of Kingshighway and Lindell Boulevards. The conference venue is wheelchair accessible.

Please see the Things to Do and Hotel sections for more information.

The MetroLink train stop is about 7 blocks (1.4 miles) from the Chase.

Complimentary self-parking is available at the Chase Park Plaza Garage. The entrance is on Maryland Avenue. Valet Parking at the Kingshighway entrance is $13 a day. There is ample street parking around the Chase that is metered at 2 hour increments. (Bring your quarters if you choose that option!)

Thursday, April 12 at 3 pm – Neighborhood Walking Tour:

Michael Allen of the Preservation Research Office is a St. Louis resident and architectural historian. This 90 minute walking tour of the Central West End neighborhood will be an introduction to the community’s built environment, and how throughout history it has been shaped in relation to the rest of the city. Guests welcome.

Meet outside the the movie theater box office at the Chase’s south entrance.