Another one of those buildings I’ve photographed before, but then can’t find the pictures, this old factory is still sitting vacant. Apparently it had serious EPA violations before closing. The giant dust collector has not been stolen by scrappers, amazingly.
A church in St. Louis never just a building with a sanctuary in it. It was an entire complex, or even campus, in some instances. The church would have a parsonage, or office for the priest or pastor. And schools… Continue Reading
The quiet blocks of Fox Park, just north of Russell Blvd and south of I-44, feature a bevy of beautiful houses from as early as the 1870s to the early Twentieth Century. Below, houses I might expect to see in… Continue Reading
Further east of Park Avenue in the Tiffany neighborhood, there are some missing houses, but for the most part, there are nice, stable and well-maintained houses that can be saved in future redevelopment plans.
Don’t let the propaganda fool you; there are still some beautiful buildings left in the Tiffany neighborhood, such as this beautiful row of houses and apartments on the north side of Park Avenue east of Grand.
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 find the architecture of St. Louis interesting in how easily adaptable it is. Add another floor, double it in size or just build it right next to another building to make it look bigger. But there are always little… Continue Reading
The brick in Princeton Heights glows in the late afternoon sun. Again, even this far to the southwest of downtown, the city is still walkable, urban and valuable.
There is a strange but interesting mix of houses lining Kingshigway, which doesn’t seem like was intended to be a major artery when these homes were built. Interestingly, there are many brick Arts and Crafts Style houses in this city,… Continue Reading