A year later, and the poorly compacted earth of the former quarry on Utah Street continues to claim its victims.
I know I’ve photographed this building before, but for the life of me, I can’t find it now. Nonetheless, it is undergoing an amazing renovation that is bringing the former Louis Lange Publishing Company back to life. There was a… Continue Reading
Above, the old clinic is back open as a health sciences building, with various tenants that cater to the neighborhood. Below, it finally dawned on me that the building that now houses Foam clearly once had a third floor that… Continue Reading
For some reason, I am drawn back to this simple but elegant church in the “Lutheran Civic Center” near the old Concordia Seminary, old Lutheran Hospital and still operating Concordia Publishing House. Its rich red brick with tan detailing and… Continue Reading
Update: See these houses again in July of 2018. These houses are doomed, one by one. The old quarry underneath is reasserting itself. Be careful when you buy property in South City.
Sanborn maps proved years ago that this interesting house on Utah was in fact a brick half flounder. For better or for worse, the siding has fallen off, proving its construction. I hope help comes in time.
The far western corner of Benton Park West is far from its eponymous park, but it did once have a landmark nearby: Falstaff Plant No. 2, which is now mostly demolished. There is a mix of multi-family apartments, and cool… Continue Reading
It’s really north Dutchtown, but someone decided to call it Benton Park West. The housing stock is stunning.
I’ve always enjoyed this building, with the huge windows on the second floor. I suspect the brick was not painted originally.