Lafayette Avenue, Revisited in Between Compton and Jefferson Avenues

Update: See a comparison of two storefronts from the summer of 2019. I find Lafayette Avenue in between Compton Avenue and Jefferson an interesting stretch of street; it was clearly once a very important stretch of roadway in St. Louis,… Continue Reading


Gate District, Revisited

I’m still suspicious of the Gate District, a redevelopment in the 1980s where most of the existing housing stock was leveled and replaced with wood frame houses typical of that decade. There is still a lot of the historic fabric… Continue Reading