Yesterday, on an on-line chat at the Post-Dispatch, Todd Waeltermann confirmed that Manchester Avenue between Kingshighway and Vandeventer is being reduced from four lanes to two. Due to the increased pedestrian activity, this is a great step towards making the… Continue Reading
I originally had the idea of driving the whole length of Chouteau Ave/Manchester Ave/Manchester Road all the way out to Gray’s Summit, but I got so annoyed at the traffic and absolute monotony of the drive, that I bailed at… Continue Reading
Update: Five is now on the Hill.
Update: Many of the buildings along Manchester Avenue have been renovated since this original post in 2008.
It occurred to me on the way westbound on Highway 40 on Sunday that the Forest Park Gasometer had very little time left, as can be seen in this photo above. I returned on Tuesday to get a few more pictures,… Continue Reading