Old North St. Louis is famous for the success up around the 14th Street Mall and rightfully so, but I do want to draw attention to the mess down near the new interstate bridge and the cut-off streets it has caused, leaving the southern portion of the neighborhood isolated from the rest of the city.
Update: The house above was destroyed by fire in early 2022.
It’s a great place for dumping things, such what you see below, and for out of control trees to grow.
Update: The warehouse below was destroyed by fire in the last week of October of 2021.
And there are still some durable buildings left, but who would want to invest in them?
Update: The building below was demolished in June of 2023.
This building was supposed to be demolished, I was told, but it hasn’t been yet.