We were stopped at the light on Grand at Blair, so I decided to kill some time and roll my window down and snap the above picture of the abandoned Orthodox Jewish Old Home, whose despoliation I have covered for several years. Much to our astonishment, there was clearly loud music blaring from the upper floors of the Modernist wing. They definitely didn’t seem to concerned about being found out. And no, not surprisingly, it doesn’t seem like anyone bought the building at the auction last winter.
Senior citizens interested in attending a two-part lecture June 22 and 29, 2017 from 10:00-12:00 on the work of famous architects who also left their mark on St. Louis architecture with Chris Naffziger at OASIS in Clayton can register at this link.