There are not many examples of Egyptian Revival architecture in St. Louis, though there are some tombs in Bellefontaine that admirably represent the style. Influenced by the thousands year old fascination Western Civilization has possessed for Ancient Egypt, coupled with… Continue Reading
After the old Evangelisch Lutheran cemetery, founded in 1848 at Gravois and Wilmington, had to close in 1926, it was moved out to Rock Hill Road. The cemetery is about half full, and curiously, one half is largely empty except what… Continue Reading
I got over to the northern portion of Bellefontaine Cemetery, where I don’t normally go, and found some unique new tombs. The Campion Mausoleum at first looked like a utility shed, with its strange offset door. Even more fascinatingly, the… Continue Reading
The Cotton Belt’s eastern, river side has been spruced up with this great mural. More in the future on this.
To say Lyon Park is forgotten is an understatement. Other than some softball leagues who play there in the summer, I have never really seen anyone there when I go by. But the memorial to the Union general, Nathaniel Lyon,… Continue Reading
Central Industrial Drive might be the most forgotten street in St. Louis, stretching from Vandeventer to Chouteau in a valley that stretches up to the Mill Creek Valley. It was packed with railroad tracks for over a century, but sometime… Continue Reading
I finally have my new camera, to which many of you generously donated money, up and running with a wide angle lens. I thought I should drive around and take some pictures of long or tall buildings to show it… Continue Reading