So they’ve stolen just about all of the copper off of the old parish church of St. Mark’s on Page Boulevard (I could have sworn I’ve posted pictures of the church in the past). All of the roof of the… Continue Reading
Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” “I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I my brother’s keeper?”
I can’t keep track of all of the things that have gone into this storefront over the years at Page and Belt. I like the new plywood in the second floor windows. Stay classy, predatory corner store owners of St.… Continue Reading
This abandoned barbershop just off of Page Boulevard has an interesting mural on the side of it, which is still holding up even though it looks like the storefront has been abandoned for a while now.
Every time I visit the West End neighborhood, I think of the stupidity of the federal government, who drew a red line just to the south of this beautiful community, thereby damning it to eventual oblivion. Despite the government’s best… Continue Reading
Fountain Park is such a beautiful little neighborhood, directly north of the Central West End, but possessing the exact same housing stock of its more wealthy neighborhood to the south. There are well preserved buildings, and then there are complete… Continue Reading
I’ve said it countless times before, but I’m worried about the incredibly historic houses that are slowly being swallowed by the industrial buildings in the southeastern end of Carondelet, down by the river. Some are so old they are stone,… Continue Reading
If there’s anything positive to say since I stopped by Vulcan Street since last July, is that the out of control plant life is not as bad this year. But observant readers might notice I’ve added the “ruins” tag to… Continue Reading
There are still remnants of the economic powerhouse that was once Crestwood Mall, such as the office building and strip mall across Watson Road, former Route 66, from the now vacant lot.