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June Travels 121

Shelbyville Courthouse

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We found one of the most truly stunning examples of Second Empire courthouse architecture in the town of Shelbyville. Based off the architecture of French royal palaces, themselves partly influenced by the architecture of Michelangelo,…

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St. Louis Place and Elsewhere 017

Back to St. Louis Place

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It drives me crazy to see these beautiful houses sitting like this, held hostage by McKee first (he’s apparently toast now) and the Quixotic quest for the Defense Mapping Agency. Even in their abandoned, deteriorating…

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Bellefontaine, Soulard and A-B Brewery 143

Corner Stores, Soulard

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Due to the modern commercial environment, and lower density, we’re probably never going to need all of the corner storefronts in the city. They make great houses though, with big, light filled windows. And things…

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