Tag Archives: Louis Sullivan

American City: St. Louis Architecture!

Although American City St. Louis Architecture: Three Centuries of Classic Design was published in 2010 I haven’t had a copy of my own to peruse at my leisure until last week when my husband gave it to me for my … Continue reading

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Post Office Square – Heart of the Downtown Neighborhood

Spring was in town last week flirting as she is wont to do. With winter at our backs and lurking still on the horizon St. Louisans gratefully took what Spring briefly offered, knowing that she’d return before long to stay. … Continue reading

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Halloween Reflections STL

Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite, All are on their rounds tonight; In the wan moon’s silver ray, Thrives their helter-skelter play. ~Joel Benton This was one of the most beautiful Halloween weekends in my memory. It began with a great … Continue reading

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Haunting St. Louis II

There are hauntings and there are hauntings. A harsh word spoken to a loved one in childhood can come back to haunt one in old age for it can never be taken back. Who hasn’t such memories? When Sam Clemens … Continue reading

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