McPherson Avenue Between Euclid and Walton Avenues, North Side

Moving east past Euclid, we see a recent addition to St. Louis’s dining scene, Pi Pizzeria, on the northeast corner of the intersection. To the east was the original location of another St. Louis institution, Llewelyn’s Pub, which is still sitting empty years after they moved out.

After that are a whole row of galleries that have been in St. Louis for years, or have been around for only a decade or so.

There is one four-family apartment building squeezed in between the businesses.

What I could have sworn had been a mortuary for years has now transformed into a wedding venue known as the McPherson.

This block ends at Walton Avenue, which is a T-intersection, only heading to the north up into the Lewis Place neighborhood after it goes through more blocks of the neighborhood.

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Hans says:

    The long low building past Llewelyn’s was the
    Rolls-Royce dealer in the late 60s.
    The area had a hippie vibe.

    1. Chris Naffziger says:

      Ah, that makes sense! I think there are still a lot of the curb cuts left in the sidewalk along there.

  2. Emily J says:

    The McPherson event venue is the former Berger Memorial. A funeral parlor as you correctly remembered. (Berger Memorial Chapel was an old St. Louis firm with its roots in the livery business.)

    1. Chris Naffziger says:

      Thanks for reminding me of the name! Do you know what happened to them?

      1. Elsie says:

        Berger Memorial is now in Olivette in part of the Kreigshauser Mortuary
        on Olive St. Rd.

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