I love these little brick bungalows, such as I would see in South St. Louis in the greater Dutchtown area. The one below, a wood frame Italianate bungalow, is extremely rare. Got to love street grading, where houses are built… Continue Reading
The uniformity seen in northwest Wells-Goodfellow changes over to older shotgun wood frame houses and brick bungalows I would expect to see in Dutchtown. The businesses are closed, even though they look like they could have been operational in just… Continue Reading
These houses, sitting right up against the wild underbrush on the other side of old streetcar tracks, were built in 1906. I was surprised, as the buildings nearby are much newer, by several decades. The roofs are strange as well.… Continue Reading
These houses show a Romanesque Revival mentality, even if they don’t all have rounded, Roman arch windows. And then the house below has some Beaux-Arts elements. The parapet wall has fallen over on this house, below.
Look at these beautiful apartment buildings; they are one by one falling abandoned. There are only a couple of occupied houses on this block.
The buildings in this area are mostly intact, but they’re sadly abandoned for the most part. There are few people left around here.
The sun had risen up above the horizon, and the red brick so famous in St. Louis was glowing. This old gas station seems to have been converted into a house; there are garages in the backs of these apartment… Continue Reading
I was intrigued by this beautiful red brick duplex, anchoring the corner of Hamilton and a side street. It once had neighbors, which are now demolished. This was a dense, thriving neighborhood once.
The stunning renovation of the old Cherokee Brewery is continuing, with tuckpointing having removed the ugly red paint that had slathered the building for decades. The brick masonry between the two huge doors will be replaced soon, and the doors… Continue Reading