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Forgotten Row

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The narrow strips of city in between the iconic arteries of the Northside sometimes go unnoticed, but there are many surprises. But honestly, it is sad to travel these blocks; there is not a lot…

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Patrick Henry School

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Built in 1906 according to the design of William B. Ittner, the Patrick Henry School demonstrates the density of the bustling if deteriorating neighborhoods just north of downtown. It is a massive structure, with Tudor…

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Crumbling Facade

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This sad house, sitting among vacant lots on a quiet street in JeffVanderLou, is exhibiting a unique form of deterioration; the front ashlar stone is falling off the front facade. There’s a thick layer of…

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Abandoned Warehouse

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I turned to Matt Fernandez of Old North St. Louis Restoration Group for information about the old warehouse at  St. Louis Avenue and 13th Street: “1225-27 St. Louis Ave was originally built around 1907 as…

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