I found some old pictures my family took from the Arch back in 1986-7; in the upper left, you can see the Cupples Warehouses sitting vacant. The first Kiener Plaza, now demolished, was just starting construction. The ash trees are… Continue Reading
They’re tearing down the Arch Garage. I think it is just over thirty years old. It’s going to be weird with it gone. Thanks to terrible (non-existent) signage, myself and about twenty tourists ended up on the wrong side of… Continue Reading
I never get tired of the view of downtown St. Louis from the river; maybe most people live out in the red brick neighborhoods out of sight of downtown, but looking at these glass and steel skyscrapers and one of… Continue Reading
Much ado recently has been made of the corrosion of the Gateway Arch, now coming up on its 50th Anniversary. I don’t know why I had never noticed it before, but blemishes are clearly visible on the legs of the… Continue Reading
Something tells me Deloitte won’t be buying my photo any time soon for promotional literature. I really need to take more profitable photos.
Various blog posts of note recently: Dawn Griffin: Super 8 Footage of unfinished Gateway Arch and downtown 56 Houses Left: Last house in Carrollton being demolished.