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Page Boulevard, South Side, West End

Page Boulevard continues to be lined with stately houses in the West End neighborhood, after a noticeable gap of parking lots and demolition in the Fountain Park area. The houses are mostly occupied, and many have driveways that get their… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Carondelet: Minnesota Avenue Between Mott and Iron Streets

On the other side of Minnesota Avenue from The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet is this row of houses, many showing alterations from the passage of time. The cornices are missing here and there, but overall they look much… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Carondelet: Nagel Avenue Between Michigan Avenue and South Broadway

We already saw the front of this house (last photo) at the corner of Michigan and Nagel, but now we see this interesting addition out the back along the latter street. This was the home of J.C. Degenhart, but it… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Carondelet: Virginia Avenue Between Haven Street and Loughborough Avenue

Heading one block west over to Virginia Avenue (Compton Avenue gets squeezed out down in Carondelet), we now head south from Haven down to Loughborough, first on the west side. The street is far more quiet than Michigan Avenue, and… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Carondelet: Michigan Avenue Between Blow and Nagel Streets

The block of Michigan Avenue between Blow and Nagel has some of the most interesting houses in Carondelet. First up, we realize there was actually a wood frame house right on the southwest corner, with an address on Blow Street.… Continue Reading