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Miami Street, Gravois Park

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The old saying, “avoid the state streets where they intersect with Indian tribe names” still influences the collective consciousness of St. Louis’s image of Gravois Park. And certainly, the neighborhood is troubled, though in new…

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Benton Place, Revisited

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I could have sworn I’ve wandered down and photographed the first private street in St. Louis–some say the first in America–but apparently I haven’t. Designed by Julius Pitzman, in what would become dozens of privates…

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