The stunning renovation of the old Cherokee Brewery is continuing, with tuckpointing having removed the ugly red paint that had slathered the building for decades. The brick masonry between the two huge doors will be replaced soon, and the doors… Continue Reading
The Casa Loma Ballroom continues to be a landmark on Cherokee Street. While the Cinderella continues the replacement of its original terracotta. But an old Anheuser-Busch pub still sits in limbo, its owner holding out.
The renovation of the old Cherokee Brewery into Earthbound continues, with a complete removal of that awful red paint, and tuckpointing giving new life to this ancient structure. It will be amazing when complete. Ghost signs have appeared… …while the… Continue Reading
I hate the wide streets of St. Louis; they encourage speeding and reckless driving, and they cut off neighborhoods. Also, you don’t get the chance to notice these cool houses along Broadway. There is rarely traffic along here to justify… Continue Reading
South of Cherokee, on Illinois, the beautiful houses that feature so prominently in Benton Park to the north continue in the Marine Villa neighborhood. Some are rehabbed, some are abandoned, some have been continuously occupied since the 1880s, but together… Continue Reading
I might have posted this before, but I never get tired of of these two houses, dating back to the late Nineteenth Century (or perhaps earlier for the house on the right), but both very obviously receiving storefronts in the… Continue Reading