The terrain rises rapidly on the streets heading up towards the College Hill neighborhood. Look at the house on the right, carefully restored. Up at the top, open lots await. The infamous old nursing home, shut down for unsanitary conditions,… Continue Reading
More of downtown Wood River, showing the wide variety of architectural styles, including some nice Modernist slip covers.
Quiet on a Saturday afternoon, Wood River’s downtown hosts an array of early Twentieth Century architecture.
Based off the campus of the University of Virginia, the grounds of Truman State University still look good after all of these years being gone. But what’s with the parking lots?
The county seat of Scotland County, Memphis, sits high on elevated ground looking out over the farmland of northeastern Missouri. It is a pretty town, with a dramatic setting. It has at least one National Register property, Downing House, which… Continue Reading
Green City sits in between Kirskville and Milan, and has some interesting house stock, a small downtown, and several beautiful churches. Green Castle is a smaller town to the east of Green City; it possesses a few streets off of… Continue Reading
The road heading north from Shelbina into Shelbyville, the county seat, is lined with abandoned houses. An elevator dominates the east side of the road. Relatively isolated away from major highways, the town is still small. The courthouse, designed by… Continue Reading
Based off of classical architecture, the Lewis Place gates show the influence of Roman triumphal arches such as the Arch of Titus.
What a bunch of wonderful four-family flats! They all have the same floorplans, probably, but each one is individualized on the front facade. Sadly, most are vacant.
St. Louisans, until apparently the latter half of the 20th Century, always peacefully coexisted as renter and owner on the same block. Check out these apartments up above–there were certainly many high class places around the city. West Belle Place… Continue Reading