This geodesic dome functions as a gymnasium, part of a larger rec plex in Lincoln Park.
The congregation moved across the intersection to a new building. They do not seem to be using the old church.
The long-suffering College Hill neighborhood hasn’t been in the news much, but it was wracked with violence a while back. There is a lot of abandonment, and then you come across a duplex like the one above, built in the… Continue Reading
On probably one of the oddest shaped parcels in the City of St. Louis, the Fifth Spiritualist Church of St. Louis is new to me. Their website explains their beliefs here. Wedged in between two much older buildings, it looks… Continue Reading
I love the Modernist houses built after World War II in the southwestern corners of the City. But my, what a miserable urban environment, as traffic flies by on Hampton. The street might get plowed right away, but what is… Continue Reading
Schollmeyer Avenue bends around and connects with Loughborough Avenue, a major artery in Southwest St. Louis. The right-of-way looks huge! The houses are set way back with their front mound far back from the street. There are some great four-family… Continue Reading
Further down the street, the mix of various early Twentieth Century styles prevail. Houses sit on the east-west streets, and traffic is funneled down the north-south streets.
Princeton Heights is tucked in between Kingshighway and Hampton, with houses dating to the first decades of the Twentieth Century to the 1960s. It is sited on rolling hills, and feels like a million miles away from downtown, even though… Continue Reading
The Parkshire Apartments are tucked in between Gravois and Hampton, in between Gatewood Gardens Cemetery and a Schnucks. They continue the long tradition of four-family flats in St. Louis, but they’ve been updated to the 1950s. Their garages are prominent… Continue Reading
The demolition of the old Crestwood Mall, and in particular its Stix, Baer and Fuller store, is accelerating as external evidence has appeared of interior demolition. The parking structure is long gone, and now the pavilion restaurant, once a hallmark… Continue Reading