They just don’t make warehouses like they used to. Once draped in garments, this famous St. Louis street made the Chicago-style of architecture completely its own when it reinvented itself starting in the 1990s. Many of the early real estate developers’ lofty goals have come to pass. Can you name this street where fashionable garments […]
Inspired by mid-18th Century Parisian architecture, this historical gem of a building experienced an early 21st century re-birth. Also marked by a post-great Chicago fire of 1871 paranoia, the structure is framed entirely in cast iron down to the doorjambs and window frames. Its decorative details and forward thinking use of light alone merit a visit. […]
This longstanding, fantastical city spot shares its name with a famous city built on water and is famous for its ‘oceans’ of mosaic art. A walk through this joint always reveals some new feast for the eye, and its patio rates high on any summer lover’s bar list. If only artifacts and mosaic art could […]
Wander into this church on a Sunday morning and they just may ask you to come back for the matinee or on a Friday or Saturday night. With a stage literally built for worship, this one of a kind theatre graces one of our city’s many interesting south side neighborhoods. From concerts to family musicals, […]
They tell us not to mess with Mother Nature, but part of this river was hidden by wooden channels for the 1904 Worlds Fair & later buried. Water is now artificially flowing through Forest Park in its stead. It’s a small city river, our French forefathers granted its name, and we rely on it during stormy weather. […]
Before you go for the easy answer here, we are not talking about the famous Arch grounds, aka our beloved Gateway to the West. This week’s ‘Where In The Lou?’ finds us at a specific traditional summer event With eyes up and jaws open, we annually marvel and the best view happens to be from the top of the aforementioned Arch.
You may want to reserve some time to visit this historical site just a hop, skip and a jump from the city. With one boot in the past, and one marching forward this site has something to offer for both history buffs and nature lovers alike.
Where in the Lou do anachronisms, beer and bawdy humor meet? Name the establishment where low society meet for good medieval times. Name the neighborhood as well for extra Brownie points.
We have spotted this high-riding, moving target two times in our fair city; once in Tower Grove South, and once heading south on Jefferson @ Arsenal towards someplace extremely hip and dangerous we suspect. Where In The Lou have you ever seen this outrageous ride?