I had never seen Zion Cemetery before, and I suspect it was founded by Zion Lutheran in the St. Louis Place neighborhood. It’s a nice cemetery, with some pretty monuments. At one point, it seems like every Evangelisch Lutheran church… Continue Reading
I’ll be honest, I was never terribly impressed with the empty buildings of the old Lever Soap Factory. Apparently the owners weren’t either, and they’re now demolishing the giant factory first by implosion and then by knocking it down with… Continue Reading
Due to the popularity of my first post on Corpus Christi, I thought I would take a look at how things were going around the old church. There is some very good news: the ongoing problem of shingles falling off… Continue Reading
I was shocked to discover the old bank building, the only survivor from the demolition of River Roads Mall, has in turn fallen vacant, and rapidly deteriorating.
A friend of mine, Scott, told me he had stumbled across my previous posts on the Lewis and Clark Tower, which has now languished in abandonment for a couple of years. The appearance and condition of the tower has declined,… Continue Reading
In the future, I’ll write more about the Shrine of St. Ferdinand, which possesses some of the oldest buildings in the metro area. For the time being, here are some photographs of the historic complex.
It’s always interesting to take new people to places that I’ve grown accustomed to after multiple visits. Take the small town of Moline Acres, just up 367 from the city. The travails of the Lewis and Clark Tower, which was… Continue Reading
Well then, I guess the realtor for Oak Grove Mausoleum and Cemetery took it upon himself to use my copyrighted writing and photographs without my permission! That’s alright, I’ll just post pictures of how utterly disgusting, dilapidated and ruined the… Continue Reading
Things are not going well for the Oak Grove Mausoleum and Cemetery. It’s been sued by the attorney general of Missouri, Chris Koster, and it appears to be adrift financially. It seems that taxpayers will eventually have to salvage the situation.… Continue Reading