I went back by the Dr. Franz Arzt House to see how it was looking, and with the trees blossoming in the springtime, it was looking really good.
Always remember, they wanted to completely demolish Soulard, and put in a totally forgettable suburban style neighborhood that probably would have been torn down by now, too. But just because buildings are abandoned, or missing a pillar, doesn’t mean they… Continue Reading
I thought I would swing by Bellefontaine Cemetery and check out Dr. Franz Arzt’s grave. Like many famous members of St. Louis society buried there, he purchased a family plot, so many other members of family are buried with him.… Continue Reading
Update: See Dr. Arzt’s family plot in Bellefontaine Cemetery here.; see a photograph of the house in the 1960s here. I’m pleased to report there’s been steady progress on the wonderful Dr. Franz Arzt House on Twelfth Street at Lami.… Continue Reading
Update: This house is being carefully restored by a great family. Read my story at St. Louis Magazine here. See progress on the house in the fall of 2019. See Dr. Arzt’s grave in Bellefontaine Cemetery here. The Franz Arzt… Continue Reading