A church in St. Louis never just a building with a sanctuary in it. It was an entire complex, or even campus, in some instances. The church would have a parsonage, or office for the priest or pastor. And schools… Continue Reading
I could have sworn I’ve photographed this church more than the couple of images from years ago, but nonetheless I was drawn back to Zion Lutheran, right on St. Louis Place Park, after visiting the cemetery up the Rock Road. I… Continue Reading
Due to the popularity of my first post on Corpus Christi, I thought I would take a look at how things were going around the old church. There is some very good news: the ongoing problem of shingles falling off… Continue Reading
So, in one of the first times I have been rendered speechless, Lismore Avenue has just received two new curbs cuts. Mind you, there is no one living on this block, and there is little reason why anyone would walk… Continue Reading
A demolition permit was issued for $10,000 in late October to wreck the old Second Empire townhouse that once stood connected to Jamison Memorial Church. A friend tipped me off to the recent events. The later wing built to the… Continue Reading
The small details, such the Flamboyant Gothic bell tower, to the lettering on a cornerstone, Christ Church Cathedral is a fascinating structure. Below, when the bell tower was built in the Early Twentieth Century, a window was blocked up, below.… Continue Reading
One of the oldest churches in the city, Christ Church Cathedral is a nice example of Gothic Revival. As is blatant in the front portals and tower, there were later, early Twentieth Century additions, creating one of the few errors… Continue Reading
This is the original location of St. Matthew’s Evangelisch Church, which was later on Jefferson Avenue. Its front facade is weird, and probably a later reworking.
The congregation moved across the intersection to a new building. They do not seem to be using the old church.