Update: Demolition completed in 2016. Pretty self-explanatory, the brown field at the old Carter Carburetor is being further demolished.
Update: Demolition was completed in 2016. The long vacant Carter Carburetor plant is finally being demolished.
Update: The site has now been completely cleared. I knew that Carter Carburetor had been marked for Brown Field clearance, but I didn’t realize they had started. Due to contamination, I know that much of the interior probably has to… Continue Reading
I guess when people from the East Coast make fun of us being in the Rust Belt, they’re talking about places like Carter Carburetor, abandoned for years and severely polluted. For those of you who don’t know what a carburetor… Continue Reading
I’ve been creating new tags for notable streets in St. Louis that I feel represent great cross sections of architecture and culture (such as North Broadway or Cherokee, and the newly introduced South Jefferson), and I’m now introducing a “St.… Continue Reading
Lindell Bank and Trust has been on this corner of Grand and St. Louis Avenue for generations; right across the street from Carter Carburetor and a few blocks from Sportsman’s Park, it surely saw huge numbers of people come through… Continue Reading
Update: The building has now been completely demolished, and the site is a vacant lot. A brownfield site, the former Carter Carburator site sits empty, home to the occasional illicit dog fight, huge piles of clothing, and the memories of… Continue Reading