In The News
Here you will find accounts of our work as we aim to spark a revival of people loving God, each other, and their neighborhood!
'This is the beginning': Nonprofit breaks ground on new subdivision in East St. Louis
“What we are trying to do, and what we're striving to do, is to make this neighborhood into a thriving neighborhood, by transforming one property, one person at a time,"
Nonprofit announces expected completion date for East St. Louis subdivision with $300K homes
"It is planned for the corner of North 25th and Gross streets. Lansdowne Up officials said Monday that some of the three-bedroom homes will be finished within the next few months, in early 2023.."
Forum Drone Views New, $300K Homes Subdivision in East St. Louis
"Green said he had just received a phone call from a 72-year-old woman in Seattle who had recently sold her home and wants to move back to her home town. She was flying in the following week to pick out her home site. “There are people who want to retire here,” he said."
New Illinois State Police Metro East Regional Headquarters announced in East St. Louis
"Lansdowne UP’s stated mission is to transform Lansdowne, East St. Louis, into a thriving neighborhood, ensuring the neighborhood is clean and beautiful while also providing jobs, workforce development, and housing for those who call East St. Louis home."
East St. Louis nonprofit plans to build new subdivision, other developments
"Cultivating a community of residents in East St. Louis to love each other, God, and their neighborhood is among the goals of a new nonprofit. Lansdowne Up aims to create a faith-based economic revival in East St. Louis—starting with a new housing project."
Non-profit aims to revamp East St. Louis with new housing
“We're really doing it one person, property, at a time," said Kevin Green, director of administration. The non-profit hires people from the community to do the lawn work and take care of other needs.