The Neighborhoods Around St. Augustine

The dilapidation of neighborhoods around St. Augustine, the church whose slow destruction I wrote about in June, also helps to create a feeling of hopelessness in the surrounding streets. Just south of the church, these two houses above are remnants… Continue Reading


Long Suffering Block on St. Louis Avenue Being Put Out of Its Misery, JeffVanderLou

There looks to be some demolition of the long ago brick rustled houses on St. Louis Avenue just east of Garrison Avenue. It has long been an embarrassing blight. Update: I checked back in on the houses above in early… Continue Reading


JeffVanderLou, Revisited, Again

Heading through JeffVanderLou on North Market, one inevitably sees something new, or more often, a house or two that is even more devastated than the last time. This house sits all by itself now, with nothing surrounding it. It looks… Continue Reading