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Outtakes, Spring 2021

They’re cleaning up the ruins of the John Loler House relatively quickly, though I was a little worried to see workers standing on the wood floors now loaded up with the debris of bricks and limestone as they stacked pallets.… Continue Reading

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Downtown Wentzille

Downtown Wentzville, which straddles the railroad, has a wealth of interesting historic buildings, including these on the southeast corner of Main Street and Linn Avenue. The storefronts are full of restaurants and other businesses. The Trinity Executive Building is further… Continue Reading

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Augusta In Transition: Locust Street Between Lower and Jefferson Streets

At one point as we walked around, an SUV full of women pulled up and asked Jeff if he knew where downtown was. He replied, “I guess this is it?” They found that response hilarious and drove off laughing. Though… Continue Reading

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Augusta in Transition: Walnut Street Between Public and Lower Streets

Proceeding east on Walnut Street past Public Street, we came upon the same church I photographed last year. I’m starting to suspect that the tower and sanctuary were built separately. There are two wonderful Queen Anne cottages on the south… Continue Reading

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Augusta in Transition: Walnut Street Between Jackson and Public Streets

There are still owner-occupied single family houses, including this nice Italianate house, with a rolling backyard. Two friendly dogs greeted us around back. There are other houses with businesses mixed in, as well. But then more future businesses appear, and… Continue Reading