Glasgow Avenue has beautiful buildings left on it, but they are now all abandoned. I imagine that the chemical company to the east will buy these properties up and demolition them in the future.
Who knows what they’re up to now, on the deserted streets around the old St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church. It sort of reminds me of Germany, with the snow swirling around the Gothic spires of the church. Such a waste.… Continue Reading
A reader graciously sent me some more images of Parks College, as well as one postcard of what the school looked like in better days. My original post about the college has elicited the most comments, up there with the… Continue Reading
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.
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.