In The Community

Next NGA West will be located within a community of historic neighborhoods in the City of St. Louis.

Neighborhoods

Next NGA West construction site located at the intersection of N. Jefferson and Cass. Surrounding neighborhoods include St. Louis Place, Hyde Park, Jeff Vanderlou, Carr Square, and Old North St. Louis.

The Next NGA West site will be on 97 acres within historic St. Louis Place neighborhood located at the intersection of N. Jefferson and Cass avenues. Bordering neighborhoods include Hyde Park, Jeff Vanderlou, Carr Square, and Old North St. Louis.

Culturally rich and diverse neighborhoods are a distinct part of the fabric of the City of St. Louis and longtime residents are proud of their roots and family history. As a member of the St. Louis community for more than 70 years, Next NGA West is committed to preserving and enhancing the history of the area and is working to design the new campus in a way that will make it a good fit for the community. NGA has several ongoing outreach efforts to partner with local civic leaders, organizations, business owners and local schools to contribute to the long-term improvement and revitalization of these neighborhoods.

Learn more about the area's rich and diverse history.

 

NGA in the Community

NGA has been a proud member of the St. Louis community for more than 70 years. The agency continues its commitment to be a positive dynamic force in the region through partnerships with:

St. Louis-area Schools

More than 150 NGA West Partners in Education (PIE) volunteers participate in various K-12 outreach initiatives in more than 75 regional schools, activities, and groups. The Partners in Education Program demonstrates NGA's commitment to advancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in local schools and to being a good neighbor to the communities adjacent to our facilities.

St. Louis-area Colleges and Research Institutes

NGA scientists work closely with local scientists through special collaborative research relationships with Saint Louis University, the University of Missouri –Columbia and the Boeing Company to advance science and technology.

NGA also works with several St. Louis-area colleges to identify potential future employees. NGA actively recruits at the University of Missouri St. Louis, Saint Louis University and Washington University.

St. Louis-area Businesses

NGA works with companies such as ESRI, Leidos and Harris, who maintain a presence in the St. Louis area.

 

Information For Residents

The site of the future Next NGA West, or N2W, officially transferred from City of St. Louis to the U.S. Air Force Dec. 13. The site, at the intersection of Jefferson and Cass avenues, will serve as the future home of the National Geospatial-lntelligence Agency with construction slated to begin by late 2019.

NGA's facilities team will maintain the site until construction begins. Residents can expect to see some of the following activities:

  • Required U.S.Air Force signs will be added to the fence. These are standard signs displayed at all Air Force installations including NGA's current location at 3200 S. 2nd Street.
  • NGA police will conduct regular patrols on the site and continue coordination with St. Louis Metropolitan Police.
  • NGA's facilities team will maintain the site to include mowing and fence repairs, as needed.




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