Update: Many buildings on this stretch of St. Louis Avenue have been torn down as of December of 2019, but a surprising number, several of which are in a state of partial collapse, are still standing.
These little houses are maybe not the most exciting buildings in the city, but they are still interesting. What was the little storefront used for when it was occupied?
It wasn’t very large, obviously, so was it maybe a candy store, or a watch repairman?
These buildings are trashed now, and it’s sad to think of all the stories these walls could tell, watching the traffic go by on St. Louis Avenue, or inside, as countless people came and went over the years.
Across the street, these two houses sit in isolation, awaiting the brick thieves…