I visited Randall Place a couple of years ago while in the northern Hyde Park area, and I went back recently. Some houses, like the stately house above, are in great condition, but the house below has been engulfed by… Continue Reading
The Fairgrounds neighborhood is isolated by closed streets and Fairgrounds Park on the south, but it is an interesting, eclectic neighborhood, architecturally. It shows evidence of having been built up over a very long time, and some houses can already… Continue Reading
I love the commercial strip along South Broadway in Carondelet, where there is a mixture of different architectural styles, many preserved while their counterparts in downtown are gone.
University Street in the St. Louis Place neighborhood is beautiful. I wish more people understood how many residents are working hard and are proud of their community. Sadly, I realized that the church on the corner is now abandoned.
I had never made it to downtown Pacific before, but it is very well preserved, and has some nice buildings. The opera house is built in an interesting, eclectic style, and is not something I have seen exactly in St.… Continue Reading
The development in the Grove north of Manchester Avenue is coming to the south side now. Will redevelopment come at the cost of losing long term residents? I hope not. There are some very old houses in this area, as… Continue Reading
I like the crisscross of power lines, roof lines and pavement lines at this intersection of Military Road and South Broadway.
Still standing, and with nothing happening on the property behind it, the remnants of the old streetcar repair barn sits, forgotten.
More beautiful homes line McRee Avenue; I am fascinated how this little pocket of completely occupied houses survives surrounded by major streets and an interstate.