All this week, Saint Louis Patina is looking back over the last three years, revisiting the highlights of dozens of expeditions and thousands of photographs. 1) Highway 40, Closed to Traffic 2) Abandoned Diner, Goodfield, Illinois. Update: Demolished on March… Continue Reading
I stayed at my friend Rachel’s house in Bolton Hill while in Baltimore. Even just one row house seems to tell the story of hundreds of lives. Above, a strange cement-like covering has begun to fall off the front of… Continue Reading
The Garrett Jacobs Mansion, in downtown Baltimore, is out of this world. Read about it here. No matter how wealthy you were in early Baltimore, you still lived in a rowhouse, or three.
Druid Hill Park sits on the near northwest side of central Baltimore, with its large reservoir dominating the landscape. According to a friend whose grandparents grew up in Baltimore, tens of thousands of families used to sleep in the park… Continue Reading
The west side of Baltimore has not seen the rehabbing that the heart of Baltimore’s downtown has. It still sits largely abandoned, or featuring low-class cell phone stores and the like. Once the premiere place to shop in Baltimore, it… Continue Reading