Here it is: Club Imperial. If you are interested in buying it, the building is now available from the LRA.
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
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.
The eastern half of the 1000 block of Gimblin is devastated. It’s hard to imagine this when it was still occupied. There’s also huge amounts of illegal dumping, and the streets are littered with trash.
Up away from Broadway, at the west end of the 1000 block of Gimblin, there is increasingly abandonment. The houses are a mix of old and new. More wood frame houses that one would expect to see in brick also… Continue Reading
The horns don’t sound around here much anymore.
Tucked behind the busy commercial strip is this old garage.
It’s depressing that the houses right across the street from Holy Cross are abandoned. Even the church can’t breathe life into the block?
Bittner Avenue just south of Holy Cross Church is beautiful, but it’s so sad to see all of the abandonment. This house, on the corner of Bittner and Church Road, is trashed, and you can look right in.
At the intersection of Bittner and Switzer are a couple of houses that seem fortified against the nearby train tracks and cut-through traffic. I think these houses are occupied. Then there are these two well-kept Colonial Revival houses.