Richard M. Scruggs Elementary School

The former Richard M. Scruggs sits along a busy stretch of South Grand Boulevard, so I had never gotten a chance to photograph it before a recent early Saturday morning when traffic was at a minimum. As this historic photo shows, and I suspect was common with many Itter/Milligan schools, this building was built in…

Eugene Miltenberger House

I’d been trying to figure out a way to make this incredibly historic house part of a larger post, but I couldn’t, so I present it to you now. It’s the Eugene Miltenberger House in Dutchtown, and it was owned by a very important landowner and property developer in the years before the Civil War…

The Beauty of Dutchtown, 63: Ohio Avenue Between Keokuk and Chippewa Streets

Editor’s Note: Due to the malfunctioning of St. Louis Patina in mid-January 2022, the original text of this post was lost. In the future, the commentary will be rewritten, but in the meantime, the post’s photos that survived the website crash will be presented as is. The Beauty of Dutchtown Series continues with No. 64.