I’ve watched the slow death of the Hunter Meat Packing Plant for close to four years now, and it’s finally coming down into a pile of rubble, replaced at least for the time-being with a tanker truck lot. I never… Continue Reading
Image courtesy of Andrew Faulkner. Update: Everything in this postcard is now demolished.
Here is the Hunter Meatpacking Plant, hiding in plain view, so to speak. It is in a state of partial demolition, in which it has remained for many years. You might think I am a complete idiot for stepping inside… Continue Reading
http://www.youtube.com/get_player Do you remember that scene from American Beautywhere the weirdo dating Kevin Spacey’s daughter shows her a tape of a plastic bag blowing around in the wind? I thought of that when I saw this piece of paper dangling… Continue Reading
Here is a preview of much new material that I will be focusing on for the next couple of weeks. Above is the remnants of the Hunter Meatpacking Plant in East St. Louis. Above is an old B&O Railroad roundhouse… Continue Reading
Update: The plant was completely demolished in 2012.
Wandering around aimlessly, my crew and I found the partially demolished Hunter Meatpacking Plant in East St. Louis. I mused that maybe the reason they stopped demolition was that they realized what an architecturally interesting building the plant was. OK,… Continue Reading