Still standing, and with nothing happening on the property behind it, the remnants of the old streetcar repair barn sits, forgotten.
There used to be a huge streetcar depot around 39th Street. It’s all mostly demolished now, but tracks still survive. Also, due to the advanced state of dilapidation and my ignorance of the difference between railroad and streetcar trackage, there… Continue Reading
More beautiful homes line McRee Avenue; I am fascinated how this little pocket of completely occupied houses survives surrounded by major streets and an interstate.
The street is blocked off, but the renovations of apartments along McRee are welcomed. Large houses, like one would expect to see in Shaw to the south, are also prevalent.
I’d spied this beautiful house years ago, and I finally got the chance to see it up close. It is a fascinating mix of two different colored rusticated cut stone front facade, with gray and red colors complementing each other.… Continue Reading
I’ve seen this beautiful apartment building sitting just to the west of the onramp for westbound I-44. It is still in good shape on the outside, and I wonder what the interior looks like.
There used to be beautiful houses on the south side of Lafayette Avenue. Now it is all gone, replaced by speeding cars.
Further east, tree-lined streets reveal what could be through this area, if the interstate had not damaged the street grid so badly.
The north side of Lafayette Avenue possesses beautiful houses, looking straight out at I-44, which slashed its way through in the 1970s.