Years after its renovation, the former 14th Street Mall is still looking good. More spaces are occupied by art galleries, and the beauty of the brick buildings still shines.
Hopefully, due to all of the complaints, by the time you read this the church will either be properly secured from children entering, or it s will be demolished completely. Its state on Saturday is unacceptable.
The dense neighborhoods just north of downtown are almost completely gone, where people once lived in a density that most Americans would find surprising–though it’s still common in most of the world. There are a couple of those old rowhouses… Continue Reading
Poor Fourth Baptist is now under demolition, with the focus primarily on the older portions of the complex: the row house on Sullivan, and the old sanctuary to the north of the new one. The old sanctuary is completely gone,… Continue Reading
Hey all, after a couple of weeks of St. Louis Patina being down, my good friend from college, Keith Aumiller, was able to rescue my blog from a bad hosting situation. The great news: the vast majority, as in upper 90%… Continue Reading
The interior of Fourth Baptist is destroyed, and in much worse shape than right after the fire. I shot these photographs by sticking my camera through windows and taking pictures blindly. What a shame. Update: Demolished in early 2o16.
I’m starting to forget ever seeing Fourth Baptist before the fire in 2008. I know I saw it, walked by it, took pictures, but now I can’t seem to find them. It’s being torn down now, after sitting in this… Continue Reading
I had stopped for a quick snack at White Castle on North Florissant Avenue when I spotted this intriguing house on the other side of the fence. It possesses a huge addition on the back. Around the front, you might… Continue Reading