This was Bob Reuter’s church, way back in the 1960s. It still is occupied, as far as I can tell.
This parking lot is for the Good Hope church next door. I love the little attendant’s booth. Is this church abandoned?
While this church reminds me of a Christian Scientist building, it is not, apparently.
There was a funeral procession assembling on West Florissant Avenue, so we cut over through College Hill. This continues to be one of the most devastated neighborhoods in the city. It is deeply sad to see how this area has… Continue Reading
I love the funky renovations to this old Second Empire store, replete with decorative concrete blocks in the window and the cedar wood paneling above the door. It sits vacant now, obviously.
College Hill is always a neighborhood where I feel an intense feeling of sadness. It has beautiful, rolling hills, and great views of the Mississippi River. But it just seems wracked by violence, and there seems little chance of a… Continue Reading
You got to have perspective sometimes.
The long-suffering College Hill neighborhood hasn’t been in the news much, but it was wracked with violence a while back. There is a lot of abandonment, and then you come across a duplex like the one above, built in the… Continue Reading
I could have sworn I remember the building on the left being occupied in the recent past.
The Grand Water Tower is still a sight to behold, even after all of these years. I have never noticed the bushes growing out of the capital before. I guess I also never noticed how many people have collided with… Continue Reading