I think College Hill has such a cool variety of housing styles, having developed slowly over the decades. There are not really any long rows of the same houses, but rather a mixture of buildings from wood frame flounders to… Continue Reading
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.