I can’t keep track of all of the things that have gone into this storefront over the years at Page and Belt. I like the new plywood in the second floor windows. Stay classy, predatory corner store owners of St.… Continue Reading
This abandoned barbershop just off of Page Boulevard has an interesting mural on the side of it, which is still holding up even though it looks like the storefront has been abandoned for a while now.
Every time I visit the West End neighborhood, I think of the stupidity of the federal government, who drew a red line just to the south of this beautiful community, thereby damning it to eventual oblivion. Despite the government’s best… Continue Reading
Fountain Park is such a beautiful little neighborhood, directly north of the Central West End, but possessing the exact same housing stock of its more wealthy neighborhood to the south. There are well preserved buildings, and then there are complete… Continue Reading
Yes, there is a house in there, hidden by the giant volunteer trees. It’s owned by Paul McKee’s Northside TIF, and he was supposed to have divested himself of his Old North properties years ago (but never did). There’s also… Continue Reading
I returned to that area just north of the Central West End near Lewis Place, and checked in on some of the houses that I had photographed before. The apartment building below has continued to deteriorate, though the collapsed front… Continue Reading
Paul McKee’s crimes are hidden during the summer more, when the giant volunteer trees and underbrush grow lush and green, concealing houses that have collapsed years ago. You see, up this way, nothing ever gets cleaned up. Here is the… Continue Reading
The row of houses in between Parnell (really sort of the traffic artery Jefferson become up north) and N. Florissant Avenue is one of the most beautiful streets in St. Louis. I love showing it to visitors to blow people’s… Continue Reading