I willing be a guest on KMOX AM 1120 at 8:20 AM on Friday, January 17, 2020 talking about the 100th anniversary of the beginning of Prohibition. Please tune in if you’re able! Valley Park has some great architecture along… Continue Reading
Those are company houses, if I’ve ever seen any, I said to my companions, as we drove down Marshall Road in between 4th and 5th streets in Valley Park. The houses seen in my photographs are just above the giant… Continue Reading
The historic Valley Park Elevator is the only remaining elevator in St. Louis County, and it even has its own website nowadays.
I thought this bank building in Valley Park deserved mentioning, with its sleek lines and rock wall contrasts.
Valley Park was just one of the many resorts that once lined the Meramec River in southwestern St. Louis County. The railroad dominates the area, and people would come out from the city and spend the weekend in the area.… Continue Reading
Update: Donahue’s is closed, and I believe the buildings have been demolished; the link to the Post-Dispatch article is dead. The Post-Dispatch published an article on Sunday about Valley Park trying to redefine itself as an historic, attractive community. However,… Continue Reading
Update: Donahue’s is closed, and I believe the buildings have been demolished. I just read in the Suburban Journals that the mayor of Valley Park is actually working to save an historic building in his city from the expansion of… Continue Reading