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Creative or tacky handrail?

I was driving through Tower Grove East yesterday when I saw this curious sight. Apparently, when the owner of this building needed to put a handrail up in front of their building, they looked no further than the bedroom. I can’t make up my mind if they are trying to be creative or trying to be thrifty. Either way its certainly an unusal sight.

5 Responses to Creative or tacky handrail?

  1. Andrew November 6, 2008 at 10:19 am #

    Right across from the shaved duck….I’ve noticed that one before too.

  2. Mike November 8, 2008 at 8:26 am #

    Looks a little tacky to me.

  3. Brian S. November 20, 2008 at 11:11 am #

    I’m going to go with tacky on this one.

  4. BoB December 3, 2008 at 12:27 pm #

    Tacky. Why not just spray paint a refrigerator and lay down next to the steps?

  5. Matt Kastner December 5, 2008 at 10:17 am #

    BoB: That’s actually not a bad idea. But rather than use the frig as a rail, you could make it into some kind of planter. A good mix of annuals could really set things off nicely in the yard. I make fun of that, but if you looked in every yard in St. Louis, I bet you would find someone who has actually done that. One man’s garbage is another man’s art I suppose.

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