Old St. Charles Water Works

It’s since been turned into a restaurant, but the old water works is an impressive example of Art Deco architecture.

First Missouri State Capitol

Looks like there’s a new visitors’ center attached to the First Capitol. Interesting to imagine how state politics would have been different if the capital hadn’t been moved to Jefferson City.

Front or Back Porches? Main Street, St. Charles

A tour guide once told me these were actually the fronts of these buildings, not the sides facing Main Street. Tour guides tend to make up stuff, so I don’t know if this is true or not. It might make sense, as it would be facing the river.