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Green Street apartment plan faces headwinds from St. Louis City Hall | Politics
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Green Street apartment plan faces headwinds from St. Louis City Hall | Politics

ST. LOUIS — Despite a positive vote from the city’s planning commission and St. Louis Board of Aldermen more than a year ago, officials have delayed consideration of a developer’s incentive request for a $73 million apartment complex on McRee Avenue after the project drew opposition from a city alderman.The episode is the latest example of Alderman Tina Pihl and Mayor Tishaura O. Jones’ administration asserting their power over development deals that won initial approval under their predecessors. Green Street Real Estate Ventures wants to build a 268-unit apartment structure at 4591 McRee Avenue in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood and is seeking a sales tax exemption on construction materials for the project — now a larger investment than its early plans.But Pihl, wh...