Power Substation, Pruitt-Igoe

Update: All of the trees and underbrush were cleared by Northside in 2017 for a supposed three-bed hospital that was never built.

This is the power substation that still serves the area just around Cass Avenue, and at one point served the Pruitt-Igoe housing project.

It’s actually an interesting little building, with great detailing in the bars covering the window as well as the smallest of details such as the overhead light.

There’s probably few of these remaining in the United States.

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