Many of us had always held out hope for this beautiful series of buildings on Branch Avenue, just on the other side of the interstate from Old North and Hyde Park. But it was not to be, and they are… Continue Reading
Here it is: Club Imperial. If you are interested in buying it, the building is now available from the LRA.
This building now serves as a VFW post. I think it is still occupied by that organization, but I am not sure.
Newby Street has grand Second Empire houses, and rare Gingerbread apartment buildings. It has solid Romanesque Revival four-families, as well. And then, we hit a row of houses that would fit right into St. Louis Hills. There is much variety… Continue Reading
This house looks like something out of Germany in the Sixteenth Century. It seems like it is just a really nice duplex, with two front doors. Its decorative ogee and scrollwork with finials shows its influence.
There’s an old cluster of old wood frame houses on the side streets off of Halls Ferry Road. There are also other houses in brick that look like buildings you would see in other parts of the city.
I do not know the story behind this church; some sources say this was Our Lady of Mount Carmel, but that does not seem to be right, as that church was on Annetta.