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Saturday, July 28, 2007

McKee to Rehab Clemens House?

A recent post on Urban St. Louis about the James Clemens House caught my attention:

A co-worker and I were out on the north side this morning and since he had his camera with him we decided to get some pics of the place. When we got there a man was walking around the property looking it over and talking on a cell phone. He asked who we were and said he was talking to the property owner who wanted to know who we were and why we were there. I took the phone and explained that we were just taking pictures. I asked if he really was the owner and he said that he was. I asked what he was planning to do with the place. He said he was going to rehab it. That he was accepting bids and that the work will begin in September.

Read more here.


Doug Duckworth said...

He is going to put the house back together and sell it for 10, 15 million dollars!

tobyweiss.com said...

Well, McKee is not exactly known for his honesty, now is he? I hope - with every fiber of my being - that this turns out to be a true story. I imagine many of us will be circling that property come September, looking for signs of life.

Anonymous said...

Rehab for what? It's always interesting to learn what the planned use for an old building is. A home for retired priests maybe?