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Mark Twain Hotel

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Built in 1907 by plans of Albert Groves, the Mark Twain used to be the Maryland and Baltimore hotels. It almost certainly has lost its original cornice. It contains some of the most sumptuous terracotta,…

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Forgotten Row

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The narrow strips of city in between the iconic arteries of the Northside sometimes go unnoticed, but there are many surprises. But honestly, it is sad to travel these blocks; there is not a lot…

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St. Agatha’s

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St. Agatha’s Parish is a great example of how a Roman Catholic church in St. Louis didn’t just serve the community for a couple of hours on Sunday morning. It was a campus, buzzing with…

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