Wright Street Final Remnants

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Update: Finally demolished after being hit repeatedly by brick thieves. The City of St. Louis cut ties with Paul McKee’s Northside in June of 2018.

Sometimes I still can’t believe this amazing building and its identical twin are gone. I found this old video of my attempt to capture the beauty–and imminent danger of collapse–that the last holdout of the Wright Street brick rustling wave that swept the block earlier this year represented. Despite hating the sound of my own voice, I thought it was worth sharing. Read my original posts on the building here and here and finally here.

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