Category Archives: Washington Avenue

The Wizard of Washington Avenue

There once was a wizard named Bob Cassilly who bought a building on Washington Avenue (1509 Washington Avenue to be exact) fashioned by a wizard of an earlier age named Theodore Link. This International Building was joined by a nine-story … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Architecture, Commentary and Criticism, Happenings, History, St. Louis, The City Museum St. Louis, Washington Avenue | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Visions of The Lou’s Washington Avenue

Nothing remains of Colonial St. Louis on Washington Avenue except a high limestone bluff into which one hundred and ten years after the founding of St. Louis, James Buchanan Eads ran a railroad tunnel . When you cross the Mississippi … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary and Criticism, Happenings, History, Neighborhoods, St. Louis, Washington Avenue | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment