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Visions of The Lou’s Washington Avenue

Nothing remains of Colonial St. Louis on Washington Avenue except a high limestone bluff with an opening to a natural cave that’s been there from time immemorial. I haven’t found any references to its usage in Colonial times but one … Continue reading

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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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