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Old Jewish Orthodox Old Home, Up For Auction

Have you ever wanted to own your own bombed-out, utterly destroyed nursing home? You can, if the price is right. Bidding ended December 8, but I’m sure if you called them they’d be willing to talk.

The long-suffering Jewish Orthodox Old Home holds the distinction, among many urbanists, of having been destroyed by vandalism and fire faster than any major building in St. Louis. A sad distinction, indeed. It has good bones, though.

Senior citizens interested in attending a two-part lecture February 8 and 15 from 10:00-12:00 on the history of St. Louis architecture with Chris Naffziger at OASIS in Clayton can register at this link.

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