The 6000 block of Waterman is perhaps one of the most diverse blocks in the neighborhood architecturally, with a fascinating mix of houses and apartment buildings, including this interesting one below, which again was probably built after the River des… Continue Reading
McPherson Avenue continues the same theme of the rest of the neighborhood, with stout front porches and a mix of Beaux-Arts temple houses and Tudor Revival country homes. The beauty of this neighborhood is that each house has the same… Continue Reading
A high-rise apartment building such as this is actually rare in the Skinker-DeBaliviere neighborhood, but this one sits right along Skinker, and perhaps points to a future form for the busy thoroughfare if the Great Depression had not hit St.… Continue Reading
Continuing down Kingsbury Place, there are more beautiful houses, many of them with massive classically-inspired pediments with balconies peaking out between the Corinthian columns. They have all been beautifully restored, and the different colored brick facades all function together in… Continue Reading
Kingsbury Place, the western one, is just right off of busy N. Skinker Boulevard. The housing stock is spectacular, and rivals anything in the Central West End. There are several of these massive, “super” Dutch Colonial looking houses, with a… Continue Reading
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
The 5900 block of Kingsbury is an interesting mix of early Twentieth Century apartment buildings, with some perfectly fine in-fill, done tastefully. I like how the third floor balconies were enclosed at some point in the building above.
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
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
I would be interested in learning what this was originally. Was this Wellston’s library, or perhaps post office? It is a grand building, most recently a church, just off the Wellston Loop strip, on Irving Avenue and Cote Brilliante.