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
Gast Place clearly was where the upper middle class lived in Baden, with larger, single family house with large yards. The houses look to date from the Nineteenth Century to the 1940s.
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. Update: The house in the middle, already damaged by fire, was further gutted by a suspicious fire on the night… Continue Reading
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.