The Delmar Loop and its Environs, Revisited

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The Loop still has some great architecture, and the street is still busy with the construction of the trolley moving further east. Narrowing the street to encourage pedestrian traffic is a winning formula, even as it is still considered to… Continue Reading


Dan and JeffVanderLou, Revisited

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I found myself wandering through the western JeffVanderLou neighborhood, which straddles Grand Boulevard. It is in rough shape, as this corner storefront demonstrates. This beautiful row of flats has been ravaged by fire, as has this beautiful little house on… Continue Reading