Linton Street has some occupied and abandoned buildings, and like many streets affected by the curve of the Mississippi River, had its 1500-1800 blocks squeezed out.
But then there are beautiful four-family apartment buildings with sun porches that gleam in the snow, such as the one below, challenging the difficulties of getting a home improvement loan north of Delmar.
Another neat, but vacant corner store shows the difficulty of obtaining simple basics in College Hill.
This Italianate wood frame house is an incredibly valuable survivor, and it is well maintained and occupied. Unfortunately, its wood frame neighbor to the east, which you can see in this post from July of 2012 (last picture), has now been demolished.
I’m teaching a two week class, tomorrow, on March 26 and April 2 at OASIS Clayton about the history of brewing in St. Louis. Breweries I’ll be discussing will include Anheuser-Busch, Lemp, Falstaff and others. To sign up, click here and search for class #141.