It’s just getting worse and worse around here at the old abandoned nursing home. There has been more and more deterioration and more vandalism.
If you’ve been missing your bulldozer, it may be on Grove Street in Hyde Park.
I’ve always loved this house from 1893, sitting back from the street in Hyde Park. I actually suspect it may be older than that year, but look at the Widow’s Walk, the railed porch on the roof, seen throughout the… Continue Reading
I’ve been watching these proud houses slowly collapse, on what should be a desirable street, right across from a beautiful park. There are some well-maintained buildings, such as this house and office building. And these massive buildings are in great… Continue Reading
The houses across the street from the Krey Packing Plant are largely abandoned now, unfortunately. Though, some buildings are still occupied, such as the one in the middle, next door to this storefront church. One wonders about the future of… Continue Reading
I normally look at the Krey plant from the west, along N. Florissant, or even further west. The back lot is where scrap metal is dropped off to be recycled. You can see the twin truncated smokestacks in the background.… Continue Reading
Sitting next to an abandoned in-fill house, there will apparently be a garden here one day.
I return to this forlorn row of beautiful Second Empire tenements south of the old Friedens Evangelisch Lutheran Church. Nothing is happening to these houses, other than that they are deteriorating more. They are all abandoned, as far as I… Continue Reading
I visited Randall Place a couple of years ago while in the northern Hyde Park area, and I went back recently. Some houses, like the stately house above, are in great condition, but the house below has been engulfed by… Continue Reading
The massive Most Holy Trinity stands defiantly a block away from the interstate, still in business even after population decline in the Hyde Park neighborhood. Repairs have been made recently to the copper flashing on the crossing. I first photographed… Continue Reading