Update: See a church on Taylor Avenue from a post from October of 2018. Taylor Avenue through the Grove has a rich variety of architectural styles, with a large number of apartment buildings and other multi-family buildings. Each house is… Continue Reading
Update: Many of the vacant buildings below were demolished in the winter of 2019-2020 for the construction of a large apartment building (see last photo). The new porch on the Urban Chestnut beer hall on Manchester Avenue provides a great… Continue Reading
Update: This configuration was completed. 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… Continue Reading
Update: The is the old Rock Spring School, and it is being renovated into offices. See it again in 2019 when I looked at the industrial areas along Highway 40.
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