A Blog detailing the beauty of St. Louis architecture and the buildup of residue-or character-that accumulates over the course of time.
There is some activity to convert it to artistic usages.The P-D last had an article in October of 2010: http://www.stltoday.com/business/article_84751102-cff6-5041-9214-fa145e1d9574.html
A warehouse would be a spectacular use.
I've always thought that's such a cool building. Something always makes me want to imagine it as an urban camping site; complete with a market.