Clifton Heights is one of the most beautiful, and hidden neighborhoods in the city. It’s worth checking out if you’ve never been. I made it back one evening, as the light was failing, and remembered how well Julius Pitzman’s adaptation… Continue Reading
Here and there, tucked away off of quiet streets, are little lanes with just a few houses. Clifton Heights, designed by Julius Pitzman, was a planned suburb, laid out over steep hills with winding streets. And it seems, in a… Continue Reading
I saw these bricks on a steeply inclined street in Clifton Heights, and I realized they have little treads in them, no doubt to give traction for vehicles. Very unique, and I have never seen them before.
The wide variety of housing stock in the Clifton Heights neighborhood is fascinating, particularly because so many houses are built of wood, and not brick or stone. The houses look like something you would see in Kirkwood or Webster Groves,… Continue Reading
The gently curving streets of Clifton Heights offer a panorama of vistas as one walks down its streets. While walking past some houses, you might see a break in the trees and glimpse Barnes Hospital off in the distance.Below, a… Continue Reading
I don’t know why it took so long to get out to the Clifton Heights neighborhood, but I’m glad I did. It is a stunning example of a Victorian suburban development, complete with ducks and winding paths that snake around… Continue Reading