I never get tired of this perfectly painted corner doorway on Tower Grove Avenue just south of Vandeventer.
Update: See more pictures when I went back in 2014. I checked out the other end of Central Industrial Drive and spied some great shots of the Liggett-Meyers Tobacco factory in McRee Town.
Update: See pictures of when I went back to photograph the street. The most awkwardly named street in St. Louis, Central Industrial Drive worms its way through the lowlands south of Chouteau and Vandeventer Avenues.
I spied this old factory years ago, but I finally got up close a weekend ago. The smokestack is very distinctive-not just your old run-of-the-mill pile of brick. According to the Sanborn Maps, this was the American Tobacco Company. I… Continue Reading
Vandeventer Avenue is a strange street, cutting diagonally across the city at a weird angle. Just when you think the street is going downtown, it veers off to the north, almost touching Grand Boulevard but never quite making it. It… Continue Reading