Adrienne Davis’s former adult daycare, driven out of business by the City of St. Louis, sits vacant. It will be torn down soon for the new spy agency.
Well, I guess we know now what happened to that house I saw back in November of 2015. Other than the effects of gravity, nothing has occurred with this forlorn ruin.
There is a strange mix of houses on this block, but they are mostly abandoned, sadly.
These three houses are still occupied, it seems, just as they were when they were first built. They’ve been customized over the years, and they look good.
This little house is interesting; I wonder if it is wood frame with stucco and that little porch. It’s in bad shape now. The house below is one of the first I ever photographed in Wells-Goodfellow. Yet another one of… Continue Reading
I know the house above was built sometime in the last two decades, but now it sits abandoned as well. What is the point of putting a band-aid on a gaping chest wound? It looks to have been gutted by… Continue Reading
I love these little brick bungalows, such as I would see in South St. Louis in the greater Dutchtown area. The one below, a wood frame Italianate bungalow, is extremely rare. Got to love street grading, where houses are built… Continue Reading
Sporting a gambrel roof, this house is still well-maintained and occupied, as I saw it in late 2015.
Eagle-eyed readers may have seen a little Modernist house tucked away behind some undergrowth. I find this little guy fascinating; why is it here?
Wood frame houses, such as this little guy which I suspect is very old, are scattered around the 2700 block of Semple Avenue. They clearly date from the 19th Century, back before “suburban” style development was built in the early… Continue Reading