The horns don’t sound around here much anymore.
Tucked behind the busy commercial strip is this old garage.
East of North Broadway on Baden Avenue is an interesting mix of housing styles, again with wood frame examples normally seen in brick, such as the Second Empire house below. But then there is this sturdy Italianate rowhouse that I… Continue Reading
This is an interesting house, with a rubble wall front porch support. The city’s date of 1890 is clearly wrong, as the architecture looks more like something built before the Civil War. It is even a duplex, if you look… Continue Reading
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.
This guy sits all by itself, in the broad swath of land on the north side of Bittner Street.
More desolation and abandonment continues north on Switzer Avenue just before