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    Next NGA West Project Reaches Another Milestone
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    Next NGA West site is now federally owned!
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Hey, Neighbor!Calvin Riley

Calvin Riley, African-American historian and educator
Photo provided by: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Calvin Riley turned a lifelong passion for collecting rare black Americana artifacts into the George B. Vashon African-American museum located in the historic St. Louis Place neighborhood he calls home. Riley is a St. Louis native, retired educator, and law enforcement official who began collecting black memorabilia as a hobby nearly 40 years ago. His museum's mission is to preserve the history and achievements of St. Louis African Americans and recognize those who fought for civil rights and to change unjust laws. Riley is a proponent of the Next NGA West project and says that this new facility near the museum is a blessing for his neighborhood.

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City Transfers Site to Feds, Next NGA West Moves One Step Closer to Fruition

The official land transfer of the 97-acre site from the City of St. Louis to the federal government has taken place, moving the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s future St. Louis headquarters another step forward.

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Editorial: Amid St. Louis' decay, signs of progress deserve recognition

Last week’s finalization of the land transfer between St. Louis and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency caps a multiyear effort to keep the agency, its 3,100 jobs and $1.7 billion construction project in the city’s central core. By any definition, that’s an enormous accomplishment, especially considering the multiple political challenges and legal pitfalls that constantly endangered the project.

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Partner Agencies

The Next NGA West project is a multi-agency effort between the St. Louis Development Corporation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Air Force, and the National Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyLearn more about each organization's role on the project.

  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District
  • Air Force Civil Engineer Center
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  • Naval Air Systems Command