The original charter house for the Daughters of Charity. Built in a stout Gothic Revival style, it still houses functions for the University of Missouri.
Something that I am more familiar with at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery came to St. Louis and its beautiful (and largely forgotten) Soldiers’ Memorial in downtown in June.
The buildings in Grand Center want their neighborhood to be dense, but something just keeps getting in the way…
After having visited the Rock Hill Presbyterian Church back in March, I decided to swing by to snap some new pictures. It was shocking to see how out of control the weeds had gotten, with some growing to the size… Continue Reading
Like a giant spaceship, the library building has a slender base and a flared roof. Most likely to let in light but not direct sunlight to protect the books, the building cuts an sleek profile.
The now-defunct Marillac College for Women trained young women to become nuns and other religious vocations. I would imagine this was the main administration building for the college, which is graceful in its pure, simple design.
The interior chapel space is lit by the dramatic stained glass window in the apse, which reveals what could only be seen in passing on the exterior. It’s an interesting space, with the two pictures here showing the space with… Continue Reading
Now on the South Campus of UMSL, this performing arts space right on Natural Bridge Road is a unique building, with an apparent interest in the stained glass creator in moving the design outside from the inside. Above, you can… Continue Reading
I came across this massive retaining wall, complete with composite fence, with another retaining wall behind it.
This is my Sunset Hills homage to Bad Mansard.