The eastern end of the Central West End, on streets such as Enright, are lined with just as beautiful houses as the western half. The lack of development is surprising considering its location in the central corridor of the city.… Continue Reading
I found myself wandering through the western JeffVanderLou neighborhood, which straddles Grand Boulevard. It is in rough shape, as this corner storefront demonstrates. This beautiful row of flats has been ravaged by fire, as has this beautiful little house on… Continue Reading
The College Hill neighborhood sits in a striking setting, perched upon a series of hills split by a deep valley, looking out over the Mississippi River. There are beautiful houses such as the one above, and interesting lacunae such as… Continue Reading
I hate the wide streets of St. Louis; they encourage speeding and reckless driving, and they cut off neighborhoods. Also, you don’t get the chance to notice these cool houses along Broadway. There is rarely traffic along here to justify… Continue Reading
This cool little Modernist library shows the optimism in America after World War II. It’s in good shape, and busy the day we visited.
Someone out there must know what the story is behind this awesome geodesic dome. It fixes railcars, and that is all we could find out.
More of downtown Wood River, showing the wide variety of architectural styles, including some nice Modernist slip covers.
Quiet on a Saturday afternoon, Wood River’s downtown hosts an array of early Twentieth Century architecture.
This interesting cluster of buildings shows the wealth that arrived in East Alton after World War II, allowing for the construction of a new city hall and police station.