Sometimes it’s fun just to walk the streets of Old North and marvel at how much work has been done. I’d love to see it in twenty years.
The terrain rises rapidly on the streets heading up towards the College Hill neighborhood. Look at the house on the right, carefully restored. Up at the top, open lots await. The infamous old nursing home, shut down for unsanitary conditions,… Continue Reading
It’s been eight years since the arson that struck St. Louis Place along Hebert Street. There are still so many beautiful houses left, it’s a shame to see them crumble away. There seems to be some work on the house… Continue Reading
What the scrappers haven’t gotten (see the ladder lying on the roof of the church, and the rope they were using to climb up and steal the copper is still hanging there), the hipster graffiti “artists” have desecrated. Want to… Continue Reading
The eastern end of the Central West End, on streets such as Enright, are lined with just as beautiful houses as the western half. The lack of development is surprising considering its location in the central corridor of the city.… Continue Reading
I found myself wandering through the western JeffVanderLou neighborhood, which straddles Grand Boulevard. It is in rough shape, as this corner storefront demonstrates. This beautiful row of flats has been ravaged by fire, as has this beautiful little house on… Continue Reading
The College Hill neighborhood sits in a striking setting, perched upon a series of hills split by a deep valley, looking out over the Mississippi River. There are beautiful houses such as the one above, and interesting lacunae such as… Continue Reading
There’s not much more I can say that Toby Weiss didn’t already masterfully cover in this post, but I can report that most likely this building will not be torn down after all, at least not in the near future.… Continue Reading
The house behind this little house went up in flames only a couple of days after this photograph was taken. I remember thinking what a neat house it was. Hopefully the arsonist who has been terrorizing this neighborhood for years… Continue Reading
See my earlier posts on the intersection of Jefferson and Hebert.