Modernist Four Family Apartment Buildings of St. Louis Hills

I know sometimes four-family flats in St. Louis have bad reputations, but the form of architecture was built in St. Louis well into the 1950’s and 60’s. Particularly in the Holly Hills and St. Louis Hills neighborhoods, there is a plethora of interesting and unique (or sometimes ubiquitous) examples of this St. Louis staple.

SLU, Southwest City, and Forest Park 068

Red brick becomes less common down this way, and it transforms into buff and and other pale pinks.

SLU, Southwest City, and Forest Park 065

Tucked into a little enclave of four families near the cemeteries on Gravois just northeast of the River des Peres, these apartments provide a well-maintained and cozy neighborhood near the bustle of major thoroughfares.

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