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Revisiting Carondelet: Michigan Avenue Between Blow and Nagel Streets

The block of Michigan Avenue between Blow and Nagel has some of the most interesting houses in Carondelet. First up, we realize there was actually a wood frame house right on the southwest corner, with an address on Blow Street.… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Carondelet: Michigan Avenue Between Quincy and Blow Streets

The west side of Michigan Avenue south of Quincy Street starts out nice enough with a rehabbed corner store, but then… Wow, what might easily be one of the most interesting and beautiful houses in the entire City of St.… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Carondelet: Michigan Avenue Between Loughborough Avenue and Quincy Street

Heading south on Michigan Avenue past Loughborough Avenue (which originally was Pine Street in the original town of Carondelet), we see a row of what I call the Italianate–Second Empire hybrids, a Romanesque Revival four-family and Greek Revival house on… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Carondelet: Michigan Avenue Between Haven Street and Loughborough Avenue

Heading south of Haven on the west side are a row of house from a wide age range, including many old wood frame buildings. But first there are two brick houses, both of which look to be apartments now. Below,… Continue Reading

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Revisiting Carondelet: Michigan Avenue Between Mott and Haven Streets

Mott and Michigan starts out with a large commercial building, with apartments upstairs. But then there are some fantastic single family houses, from a variety of eras. Sadly, one of the nicest ones that is shown below is abandoned. But… 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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Revisiting Carondelet: Michigan Avenue Between Bowen and Iron Streets

I thought I would go back and look at Carondelet since it had been a while. We took a walk down Michigan Avenue, Virginia Avenue, some side streets, and then back up South Broadway. We’ll start with Michigan Avenue in… Continue Reading

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Maryland Avenue Between North Taylor and Euclid Avenues, North Side

Next up is the long block from North Taylor to Euclid avenues, which starts with a double apartment building, which included a storefront on the corner, which could be supported due to the density of the neighborhood. Indeed, at the… Continue Reading