Peoria, Northeast of Downtown

I’ve been continually fascinated by the old neighborhood of streets running along the Illinois River northeast of downtown Peoria. I-74 cuts in between the two, but the interruption is minimal. What fascinates me is the eclectic mix of styles from… Continue Reading


Up on the Bluffs, Peoria, Illinois

The West Bluff Historic District, sitting high up on the bluffs above downtown Peoria and just off of Main Street, is one of the most spectacular and well-preserved late-Nineteenth Century neighborhoods I have seen.  Below are the various houses I… Continue Reading