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The Handy Park Area, Revisited

Toby Weiss and I love the little Modernist enclaves built after World War 2, unfortunately often on the sites of former quarries. Luckily, many quarries were converted to parks, such as Handy, Eugene Tink Bradley and Windsor Parks, which is… Continue Reading

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South on Compton Avenue #6, Dutchtown #3

Oops, I still had some Dutchtown photos left from Compton Avenue! There is such a diversity of housing styles in this beautiful neighborhood. Senior citizens interested in attending a two-part lecture June 22 and 29, 2017 from 10:00-12:00 on the… Continue Reading

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Dutchtown, Mid May 2017

Dutchtown is such a beautiful neighborhood. It has very little demolition, the houses are are in good shape, and the population is still very high–it is one of the densest areas of the city. But abandonment is creeping in, and… Continue Reading

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Schollmeyer and Loughborough Avenues, Princeton Heights

Schollmeyer Avenue bends around and connects with Loughborough Avenue, a major artery in Southwest St. Louis. The right-of-way looks huge! The houses are set way back with their front mound far back from the street. There are some great four-family… Continue Reading

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Eastern Central West End Revisited, and North

The eastern end of the Central West End, on streets such as Enright, are lined with just as beautiful houses as the western half. The lack of development is surprising considering its location in the central corridor of the city.… Continue Reading