Adam Gintz House

East St. Louis and Belleville 094

Update: Demolished at some point before June of 2019, when I revisited the site.

Adam Gintz, the founder of the Western Brewery of Belleville (not to be confused with Adam Lemp’s Western Brewery) lived in this house before moving up town in 1895. It is one of the few remnants of the Stag Brewery ever existing on the northwestern edge of Belleville. And they built this horrible addition out the front…

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Tom Bartholow says:

    Not to mention that antenna sticking out of the top.

  2. W. White says:

    An article from a few years ago about the house’s impending demolition: https://www.bnd.com/news/local/community/belleville/article35687192.html.

    1. Chris Naffziger says:

      Ugh, thanks for the link.

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