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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Landmarks Association Publishes 2008 Eleven Most Endangered Places List

Landmarks Association of St. Louis has published its 2008 Eleven Most Endangered Places list.

These are the sites held over from last year's list:

  • Andrew Einstmann House, 2347 Virginia Avenue
  • Mullanphy Emigrant Home, 1609 N. 14th Street
  • Mullanphy Tenement, 2118 Mullanphy Street
  • James Clemens, Jr. House, 1849 Cass Avenue
  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2153 Salisbury Street
  • Wellston Station, 6101 Martin Luther King Drive
  • Carr School, 1421 Carr Street

    And here are the sites new this year:

  • San Luis Apartments, 4483 Lindell Boulevard
  • House at 1930 St. Louis Avenue
  • Commercial Buidling at 5286 Page Boulevard
  • Shriners Hospital, 700 S. Euclid Avenue and Central Institute for the Deaf, 909 S. Taylor Avenue

    All of these sites will be familiar to Ecology of Absence readers. Read a full report on the Landmarks website here.

    Anonymous said...

    Did the Art Deco apartments demolished for the new Walgreen's and Dobb's at Chippewa and Hampton ever make the list?

    Poetry Scores said...

    A wow on the Shriners/CID buildings. Those are so beautiful. Washington University is so powerful ...

    Anonymous said...

    Ya know, I'd like to see a list of the most frequent owners of the most endangered buildings over the last few years. Who's the biggest offender in the St Louis region?

    Robert Powers said...

    Excellent selection of 1930 Saint Louis to represent McKee's holdings. It's one of the finest buildings under his ownership.

    Chris said...


    I can give a simple answer: large, "respectable" and "pillars of the community" seem to me to be the greatest offenders.

    Anonymous said...

    Well, considering the City pols penchant for going down...er, bending over backwards for the wealthy and powerful, we might as well kiss the Shriner's and CID buildings goodbye.