Schiller Avenue, Bevo

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I always forget how much of the city is not red brick; large swaths are more of a buff color, and then there’s large sections of the city down Gravois that are wood frame. It honestly doesn’t hold up as well, and there’s way too much asphalt shingles one top of them.  Schiller Avenue is an interesting cross section of the southern end of Bevo: a mix of brick houses with some interesting, and some dilapidated, wood frame houses. The blocks are very long in this area, and Eichelberger screws up everything in the grid. There are whole rows of houses through here who have a street in their backyard.

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  1. Tom Maher - Kirkwood MO

    05/09/2014, 08:16 pm

    The natives in the areas used to call the street-as-alley “stralleys.” I wonder if they still do?

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