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Miami Street, Gravois Park

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The old saying, “avoid the state streets where they intersect with Indian tribe names” still influences the collective consciousness of St. Louis’s image of Gravois Park. And certainly, the neighborhood is troubled, though in new…

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Crumbling Facade

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This sad house, sitting among vacant lots on a quiet street in JeffVanderLou, is exhibiting a unique form of deterioration; the front ashlar stone is falling off the front facade. There’s a thick layer of…

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Abandoned Warehouse

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I turned to Matt Fernandez of Old North St. Louis Restoration Group for information about the old warehouse at  St. Louis Avenue and 13th Street: “1225-27 St. Louis Ave was originally built around 1907 as…

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