Behind The Brickline Greenway

Behind The Brickline Greenway

Discover how the Brickline Greenway is connecting St. Louis to a future of equity, growth, sustainability and potential. Imagine a communal space that transcends boundaries. An open and welcoming area that invites discovery and exploration. A visionary project shaped and modeled from the voices of the people who will use it each and every day. This is the Brickline Greenway - the latest project in Great Rivers Greenway's regional network.

Episodes

March 31, 2022 9 mins

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, talks with KTRS' Jennifer Blome and Wendy Wiese and shares updates (as of Dec. 2021) on several active segments of the Brickline Greenway, including the Northern Connector between Fairground Park and the Grand MetroLink station, the Central Connector between the CWE and Grand MetroLink stations, and the Market Street segment between Compton Ave. and 20th...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, joins KTRS' John Carney and Julie Buck to talk more generally about the organization, its history and mission – plus the upcoming opportunity (in early 2022) for community input as we update our strategic plan, including amenities, resources, and programming that the community is looking for, plus feedback on new initiatives.
Learn more and get invol...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, talks with KTRS' McGraw Milhaven (a former member of Great Rivers Greenway’s Board of Directors) and Julie Buck about how GRG works with a variety of partners on all different aspects of the Brickline Greenway project. They realize they’re not experts in everything, so GRG collaborates with those who are experts in related areas – from design & const...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and Anna Leavey, Program Manager for Brickline Greenway, join Brendan Wiese on KTRS' The Big Sports Show. Anna has a lot of experience with complex architecture, design and construction projects and previously served a similar role with the CityArchRiver Project that recently transformed the Arch Grounds, Riverfront and Kiener Plaza.
In this convers...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and Phil Hulse, Founder and CEO at Green Street St. Louis, talk with KTRS' Heidi Glaus and Josh Gilbert about their partnership with GRG over the last several years of the Brickline project. Phil shares more about Green Street’s Armory District project (offering all kinds of recreation and entertainment) that the Brickline Greenway will run alongside - p...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and Katie Stuckenschneider, Marketing and Digital Media Manager at Forest Park Forever, join KTRS' John Carney and Julie Buck to talk about Forest Park, its mission and the partnership with GRG throughout the Brickline project. Forest Park is one of the four anchor parks that will be connected with the Brickline Greenway, along with Fairground Park, Towe...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and author Vivian Gibson join KTRS' John Carney and Julie Buck to discuss her book, The Last Children of Mill Creek. The once-thriving Mill Creek Valley neighborhood in the City of St. Louis was destroyed and its 20,000 Black residents were displaced in 1959 in the name of “urban renewal”. 

GRG is hosting a virtual book discussion with Ms. Gibson along wi...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and Lois Conley, Founder & Executive Director of the Griot Museum of Black History, talk with KTRS' Jennifer Blome and Wendy Wiese about the museum’s mission and work.

Ms. Conley also serves as Co-chair for the Brickline working group that focuses on the greenway’s segment from Fairground Park to the Grand MetroLink station, and she discuss...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, talks with KTRS' McGraw Milhaven (a former member of Great Rivers Greenway’s Board of Directors) and Julie Buck about how greenways continue to be cared for after construction is completed. A variety of partners are involved in day-to-day maintenance, operations, and improvements - as well as a variety of programs and events that make a greenway vibrant ...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and Jessica Smith, Sr. Communications & Community Engagement Manager for 11th Street Bridge Park (a peer project in Washington DC and a fellow member of the High Line Network), talk with KTRS' Heidi Glaus and Josh Gilbert about their key learnings, their Equitable Development Plan,  activation ideas pre- and post-construction and more - from which GR...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and Khalia Collier, VP of Community Relations at St. Louis CITY SC, are on KTRS' The Big Sports Show talking with Brenden about the visionary partnership that is bringing to life a powerful public art installation along a one-mile stretch of the Brickline Greenway along Market Street from Harris-Stowe State University to the St. Louis CITY SC Stadium Dis...

Mark as Played

KTRS' Jennifer Blome and Wendy Wiese talk with Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and Sean Hadley, Manager of Public Affairs at MSD Project Clear (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District). Both GRG and MSD serve a large portion of the region and work in watersheds with many shared goals related to stormwater management, flood mitigation, etc. Hear about their best practices that contribute ...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, talks with KTRS' Jennifer Blome and Josh Gilbert about launching an important conversation about the former Mill Creek Valley neighborhood and elevating the voices of former residents through a collaborative effort between our design team (Lamar Johnson Collaborative) and the artist Damon Davis, guided by that community input, to shape the work that will...

Mark as Played

Great Rivers Greenway's Emma Klues (VP of Communications & Outreach) and Shaughnessy Daniels (Civic Engagement Manager) are on KTRS' The Big Sports Show discussing what civic engagement is and why talking with residents, neighbors, community leaders, elected officials, area businesses, churches, public agencies, and more leads the process of the Brickline Greenway project - and of all greenway projects in Great Rivers...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, joins KTRS' McGraw Milhaven (a former member of Great Rivers Greenway’s Board of Directors) for a longer in-depth conversation about the public agency, including career opportunities, the upcoming Fall Trash Bash litter cleanup event, construction updates on several of the region's greenways, as well as how the community can help advocate for and co...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, talks with KTRS'  Julie Buck and Max Foizey about the positive environmental impact of our region's greenway network. For example, greenways and their surroundings help slow, soak and filter floodwaters. Removal of invasive plants (like bush honeysuckle) and additions of rain gardens, pollinator habitats, wetlands and prairies along the greenways ca...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and Bill Reininger, Executive Director of Tower Grove Park, talk with KTRS' Jennifer Blome and Wendy Wiese. Tower Grove Park is one of the four anchor parks that will be connected with the Brickline Greenway, along with Fairground Park, Forest Park, the Gateway Arch National Park, plus hundreds of destinations in between. 
Learn more and get involve...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway,  along with Sarah Frey, Director of Development and Marketing for the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, talk with KTRS' McGraw Milhaven and Julie Buck about the experience with this urban trail project in Indiana, which broke ground in 2007 and has been fully opened since 2013. They discuss the types of destinations and gathering spaces it connects, how peopl...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, is on KTRS' The Big Sports Show with Brooks Goedeker, Executive Director of St. Louis Midtown Redevelopment Corporation (a partnership between Saint Louis University and SSM Health) and member of Brickline Greenway working groups. Brooks discusses his experience working on this project, the opportunities the Brickline can offer for economic growth and th...

Mark as Played

Emma Klues, VP of Communications & Outreach at Great Rivers Greenway, and Mallory Nezam, Owner & Creative City Consultant with Justice + Joy, talk with KTRS' Jennifer Blome and Josh Gilbert about why art is important in a public project like the Brickline Greenway, what art can do for a sense of place, making people feel welcome, unearthing hidden histories and more. Mallory was one of several artists, alongside input ...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Nikki Glaser Podcast

    Every week comedian and infamous roaster Nikki Glaser provides a fun, fast-paced, and brutally honest look into current pop-culture and her own personal life.

    White Devil

    Shootings are not unusual in Belize. Shootings of cops are. When a wealthy woman – part of one of the most powerful families in Belize – is found on a pier late at night, next to a body, it becomes the country’s biggest news story in a generation. New episodes every Monday!

    Start Here

    A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.