Critical Spatial Practices St. Louis is made possible through the open and ecstatic collaboration of partner institutions, the intellectual and creative generosity of contributors, and the foundational support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


Washington University in St. Louis


Pulitzer Arts Foundation




George B. Vashon Research Center Museum


The Griot Museum of Black History


The Sheldon


Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis


Missouri History Museum


CSPSTL is the second Summer City Seminar carried out through Washington University's Divided City Initiative, a Mellon funded program linking Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities. The Divided City is a collaborative effort of WashU's Center for the Humanities and the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts.