Fourteen years now. The world and St. Louis have changed so much in that time. I’ve changed so much, too. I think about what and how I photographed in that time. What is gone, and what I had no idea… Continue Reading
I can’t find much information about the South Entrance Lodge of Tower Grove Park, but it is a wonderful building combining a mostly Romanesque Revival Style structure with elements of the Baroque Revival. It sits close to the Arsenal Entrance… Continue Reading
Update: See more pictures of Messiah Lutheran here in a post from July of 2020.
The architectural ruins around the pond in the center of Tower Grove Park evoke the “garden follies” of European palace grounds. These stones are imbued with even more resonance; they come from some of the most famous buildings of the… Continue Reading
Tower Grove Park is one of the jewels of St. Louis, and it is just as beautiful as the more famous Forest Park, with a fraction of the crowds. What is interesting is that Henry Shaw laid out the park,… Continue Reading
Tower Grove House in the Botanical Gardens is one of those great examples of Italianate architecture in the middle of the city. Above is what I consider one of the iconic images of the garden, looking through the gates of… Continue Reading
I was able to tour the inside of the Tower Grove Park House, which is restored back to its original appearance. The house sits in a grove of trees, surrounded by the park. I would find it a little unsettling… Continue Reading