The majestic Gasconade County Courthouse rises on a bluff on the west end of downtown Hermann. It seems to have been undergoing some renovations, as its newly copper domes have replaced dull-colored ones in older photographs. Apparently it claims to… Continue Reading
I first photographed Hermann, which is the county seat of Gasconade County, all the way back in November of 2007. I was surprised and impressed at many of the positive changes. I visited Hermannhof Winery, which I learned was originally… Continue Reading
One of the first features of my series of They Don’t Build Them Like They Used To was this horribly settled section of concrete in Hermann. I am pleased to report that the concrete has been fixed, as you can… Continue Reading
Another great Beaux-Arts bank building in downtown Hermann that I could stare at for hours. The attention to detail is so much more amazing that your average piece of crap bank building popping up in true cookie-cutter fashion.
Update: The concrete has been fixed, as of August 2019. I’m beginning a new series of posts highlighting the shoddy construction that pervades much of the contemporary environment around America. The first winner is the concrete approaches to a bridge… Continue Reading
Update: I went back in August of 2019 to check up on the town.