Dutchtown Right Along the Interstate


I’m continually intrigued by the houses and buildings that lean right up against I-55 in the Dutchtown area. There are houses that nowadays would never be allowed to stand so close to the right-of-way; in fact, some houses literally do not have front yards any more. Above is a street mere feet from the interstate.


The buildings are in good condition, and it is fascinating to see the wide range of housing styles.


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  1. Teresa says:

    There was also a drive-in right next to 55 at Broadway and Meramec. Drivers could see the movie as they came south around the curve.

    1. Tom Maher - Kirkwood MO says:

      Info on the theater: http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/8629

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