Soulard and Benton park are similar in many ways; really they’re only separate because of the interstate. No more is that obvious than in the three or four quiet blocks of technically Soulard that sit south of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery.… Continue Reading
Looking for something to do this afternoon? I’m offering the tour my walking tour of South Side breweries and owners’ homes October 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM. As before we will start at the entrance to the parking lot of… Continue Reading
Due to popular demand, I’m offering the tour my walking tour of South Side breweries and owners’ homes October 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM. As before we will start at the entrance to the parking lot of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. … Continue Reading
Update: I went back and photographed the Stork Inn in 2014. You can see the Feasting Fox, originally known as the Gretchen Inn, in this post here, also from 2014. I realized recently that I had never taken a single… Continue Reading
The tour will pass by the four major historic breweries in the Benton Park and Soulard neighborhoods. Meet at the entrance to the Anheuser-Busch Brewery parking lot.
Among my many projects, I am going to be giving a walking tour of four current and former historic breweries, along with several of their beer barons’ houses in the Benton Park vicinity on May 11 at 2:00 PM, beginning… Continue Reading
Photo from “This is Our St. Louis” by Harry M. Hagen.
Everyone is familiar with the Budweiser Eagle sign that sits in sight of the westbound lanes of Highway 40 in Grand Center. But have you ever taken a look at the building it sits on? Apparently it was one of… Continue Reading
After posting yesterday’s pictures of the A-B Brewery, I started thinking about the other brewery buildings still standing throughout the city. While I consider all of the breweries in St. Louis to be beautiful, they all are largely functional in… Continue Reading