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Skinker-DeBaliviere #26, 5900 Block of Pershing Avenue

Closer to Des Peres Avenue, which was once actually the River des Peres, the houses are smaller, and some are newer, reflecting the covering of the stream in the early Twentieth Century. Note the house above to the left; it… Continue Reading

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Skinker-DeBaliviere #9, 6000 Block of Kingsbury Avenue

The 6000 block of Kingsbury Avenue is mostly houses, but there are a few small apartment buildings mixed in, as well. The architecture continues to be an eclectic group of revival styles, and combinations of European styles from the ancient… Continue Reading

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Skinker-DeBaliviere #4, 6100 Block of Westminster Place

The stately Beaux-Arts houses with Corinthian and Ionic columns continue on Westminster, with their unique roof lines, almost a modified Mansard. There are also houses that are a mix of Tudor Revival with some Arts and Crafts influences; these houses,… Continue Reading

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Skinker-DeBaliviere #2, 6100 Block of Washington Boulevard

The intersection of Washington and Rosedale features a whole row of apartment buildings, with clean lines and front doors inspired by Michelangelo, alternating between half lunette and pediment lintels. Then there are a row of perfectly painted Arts and Crafts… Continue Reading

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Baden in Winter #37, Newby Street and Environs

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

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Baden in Winter #32, Halls Ferry Road

Halls Ferry Road is a major commercial artery in North County, but it has a residential feel along its path through Baden. It has many of the same problems as back on the side streets. The Baden Library is in… Continue Reading