Update: I went back and looked at Loughborough Avenue again in 2018.
It’s hard to quantify much of the housing on the southern edge of St. Louis; it’s all sorts of different styles, and there’s not really one single style that predominates.
Large turrets, like you might see in houses in Clayton, are common on grand corner houses like this one below.
But development continued into the 1950’s and Modernist ranches joined their predecessors, some of which look to date from the Nineteenth Century.
Turning off of Loughborough onto Leona, one is soon greeted with the sight of this eclectic beauty, complete with tower, stonework and a rich, almost burgundy red brick. It’s a favorite of many people in St. Louis.
This house, with its sweeping Tudor Revival lines, bucks with the style and sports an almost dark mustard brick, with a unique little medallion above the upstairs window of what appears to be a ship. And also, a rarity in St. Louis, it has a front facing garage in its basement; I wonder how often it’s used as it looks quite narrow.