Beverly Hills is tucked in between Velda City and Natural Bridge Road, and is a quiet hamlet of Arts and Crafts bungalows. It is one of the smallest of the North County villages.
Velda City is a pretty little suburb in North County, and one of the larger ones, with its own police department based in the valley where there looks to be a former small business district. Like many of the towns… Continue Reading
Oh, so this is Hanley Hills, which is really just a medium-small subdivision north of Page Avenue, along with a small subdivision on either side of Hanley Road. It is not particularly hilly. I learned by some research that some… Continue Reading
The St. Catherine of Siena parish was originally founded in 1921, but this building is obviously newer than that, from 1953 when the influx of people from the suburbs caused Pagedale to explode in population. The decline in Roman Catholics… Continue Reading
Gateway One (the Peabody Coal Building) should have never been built. St. Louis should have never built the Gateway Mall, either, but since it did, at the bare minimum it could have at least done it correctly. Sigh.
There are still some buildings just south of Highway 40 that were designed when Market Street still passed by their northern facades, such as the one above. But when the highway was built after World War II, they suddenly found… Continue Reading
I looked at some of the industrial areas under the bridges and viaducts that cross over the Mill Creek Valley and its extensions west previously. Now we will look at some redevelopment around Grand Boulevard. Some of the buildings that… Continue Reading
A long-forgotten stretch of Broadway is finally seeing redevelopment. First up is the LaSalle Building, which I have photographed in the past, but that Built St. Louis has covered with much better images. Korte Construction has a great page explaining… Continue Reading
I drive by this church fairly often, for whatever reason, and I love its architecture. I’ve photographed it at least one time before, back in late November of 2017.
Howard Street is almost completely abandoned, as I had seen in May of 2017. In the background, you can see Madison Street, where I met Dan, way back in December of 2013. I do find some interesting little gems, like… Continue Reading