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Greer Avenue Between Marcus and Euclid Avenues, South Side

I’ve been documenting some of the streets on either side of Kingshighway, which are known as the Kingsway West and East neighborhoods. For simplicity sake, and I know it would annoy many people, they’ve been lumped into the Wells-Goodfellow tag.… Continue Reading

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Lafayette Avenue Between Michigan and Louisiana Avenues, South Side

I looked at the north side of Lafayette Avenue way back in June of 2018, remarking on how this thoroughfare was surely far more important before the devastation of the interstates. There’s been substantial reinvestment and rebuilding just in the… Continue Reading

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Elliott and Leffingwell Avenues, JeffVanderLou, Late Summer 2021, Part Two

Continuing south on Leffingwell Avenue, retracing my steps from my visit in May of 2020, I saw more green overgrowth and abandonment. The house on the left is actually a half-flounder, with a hipped roof. Its front façade was altered… Continue Reading

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Southwest Avenue Between Reber Place and Botanical Avenue

Heading northeast up Southwest Avenue, we get closer to the heart of the Hill, and see more interesting renovations to houses. More Formstone, which was popular in the mid-Twentieth Century, was added to the front of these houses. Also, the… Continue Reading

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Southwest Avenue Between Dalton Avenue and Reber Place

I figured out recently that Southwest Avenue through The Hill neighborhood was once Old Manchester Road before it was diverted onto its current path through the Grove. Consequently, there is an interesting mix of housing styles, reflecting the long period… Continue Reading