Southwest Avenue Between Reber Place and Botanical Avenue

Heading northeast up Southwest Avenue, we get closer to the heart of the Hill, and see more interesting renovations to houses. More Formstone, which was popular in the mid-Twentieth Century, was added to the front of these houses. Also, the… Continue Reading


Southwest Avenue Between Dalton Avenue and Reber Place

I figured out recently that Southwest Avenue through The Hill neighborhood was once Old Manchester Road before it was diverted onto its current path through the Grove. Consequently, there is an interesting mix of housing styles, reflecting the long period… Continue Reading


Arsenal Avenue Between South Compton and Michigan Avenues, South Side, Tower Grove East

I looked at Arsenal Avenue between Michigan and Minnesota avenues a while back, so I thought I would look at the south side of that street between the former state street and South Compton on a resplendent Saturday morning. You… Continue Reading