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.
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
Sitting next to an abandoned in-fill house, there will apparently be a garden here one day.
Toby Weiss and I love the little Modernist enclaves built after World War 2, unfortunately often on the sites of former quarries. Luckily, many quarries were converted to parks, such as Handy, Eugene Tink Bradley and Windsor Parks, which is… Continue Reading
University Street in the St. Louis Place neighborhood is beautiful. I wish more people understood how many residents are working hard and are proud of their community. Sadly, I realized that the church on the corner is now abandoned.
I came across this giant church just off of Route 13 in Belleville, tucked back in a neighborhood of ranch houses.
I went back and checked out some of the wonderful old houses in the Olivette Park neighborhood of East St. Louis. I think the building below is at least partly occupied.
For the old “it’s just a building” crowd, I offer the following exhibits. First is the “Sherman House,” which was gutted by fire, started by burning embers from the Clemens Mansion on Helen Street. The fire could have easily spread… Continue Reading
Moving east up the hill towards Grand Boulevard, the beautiful houses continue to spread out before the visitor. These houses are well-maintained, and are in good shape.
My wide angle lens is much better suited for capturing the long lines of the old Jefferson Bank and Trust building at Jefferson and Washington.