Monthly Archives: February 2010

My Blog’s Header Photo*

We view the present through the past. Whether or not we are conscious of it. And so we see Eero Saarinen’s gleaming, 20th century steel arch through an arched opening in James Eads’ lyrical 19th century span of stone and … Continue reading

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Welcome to From the Lou

I’m initiating this blog From the Lou for two reasons:

—for the serious dissemination of St. Louis history which is deep, fascinating and little known – particularly to St. Louisans (who with rare exceptions are not taught it)

—and to provide a forum for the lively discussion of all things St. Louis from trivia and culture to lifestyle and happenings of interest. Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to “From The Lou”—all things about St. Louis, the city I love.

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