I realized I had not been up to Kinloch in a decade, and I decided to revisit, having heard that a new documentary is coming out soon chronicling the history of the famous town. Things sure have changed. The whole… Continue Reading
Oh, so this is Uplands Park, I thought to myself, as I pulled off Natural Bridge Road just west of Pine Lawn and the City limits. There are several streets of beautiful and well-kept houses, of a variety of styles… Continue Reading
It’s been another year, and it’s still hasn’t been fixed, as photos from a concerned citizens provided to me show.
East of Kingshighway, in and near the western tail of the upside-down U-shaped Greater Ville neighborhood, there is a lot of abandonment, just a couple of blocks off of Martin Luther King Drive. Further west, in the Wellston Loop, there… Continue Reading
I made a detour by Greenwood Cemetery, which is the last resting place of Harriett Scott among many other famous African Americans, and I was excited to see that volunteers working under the direction of the non-profit that now manages… Continue Reading
I spotted this interesting church off of Jennings Station Road just off of Interstate 70, so I thought I would take a look at the surrounding streets. At some point I crossed from Jennings into the Walnut Park West neighborhood,… Continue Reading
There are not as many Colonial Revival churches in St. Louis City or the inner suburbs of St. Louis. This one is an exception. I don’t think the Village Church is the original congregation.
As I drove along Edgewood Boulevard, I kept glancing to my left; there was street after street of tidy, well-maintained houses. It’s confusing up here with so many small towns. It turns out those streets to my left were in… Continue Reading
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