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The Roebling Bridge, Between Cincinnati and Covington

One of the most important bridges in the history of architecture and engineering spans the Ohio River in between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky. Opened in 1866, years before the revolutionary Eads Bridge in St. Louis, it served as the… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Carondelet: Michigan Avenue Between Iron and Mott Streets

Next up south of Iron Street, which doglegs at Michigan, is the old Des Peres School, which I’ve looked at before. The rest of the block has been dramatically altered with the construction of a community health center. Crossing Holly… Continue Reading

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Maryland Avenue Between North Boyle and Newstead Avenues, North Side

Heading west on Maryland Avenue, there first is a very nice in-fill building, which I think is a condominium with three units. It looks good, and fits in well with the neighborhood. Next up is a historic building, and I… Continue Reading

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East of Saint Louis University Hospital, In Transition

I was worried about the blocks east of Grand Boulevard and the SLU medical campus that I include in the Tiffany neighborhood, but is really part of the greater Compton Hill area, a richly historic African American community. SLU had… Continue Reading

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Summit Avenue Between Selby Avenue and Farrington Street, St. Paul, Minnesota

Summit Avenue is amazing, and it shows what can happen when a group of people get together and rehab a bunch of houses and don’t let them be demolished for “progress.” The following houses are from east to west on… Continue Reading