Randy and I recently unearthed a treasure trove of old film photos we took all over the city in the late '90s and early 2000s. Over the next several weeks, we'll be scanning them in and sharing them with you. These are not professional quality by any means-- just everyday snapshots of our favorite city. It's interesting to see how the city has changed over the last decade. Enjoy...
14th Street Mall, Old North St. Louis, February 2001
Argyle Apartments, Lindell & Euclid (now the site of the Schlafly Library), 1997
Barnes Hospital (when it was just "Barnes"), 1997
Bi-State bus with old red/orange/yellow color scheme, 2001
Abandoned car wash, Delmar & Walton (now a vacant lot), 2001
Mural on fence surrounding the Century Building (downtown), 2002
City Hospital prior to condo rehab (the high-rise building is gone), September 2001
Stately old rowhouses on Delmar in Midtown (replaced with shitty suburban houses), 2001
Stix School, Euclid & Forest Park Parkway (now the site of the Parkway Hotel), 1997
Old 'GRAND' sign at Forest Park Parkway & Grand, August 2002
Old McKnight overpass on Highway 40 in Ladue, 1997
The Round Building on West Pine in the CWE (still pissed about this one), 1997
Old Shapiro's Market sign before it was blown down in a storm, 2000
Ridiculously long playground slide at Highway 40 and Big Bend in Richmond Heights, 1997
Remember this guy with the staff? I used to see him everywhere... February 2000
Switzer Building, Laclede's Landing. Now a vacant lot. September 2000
World Cycle, Eastgate Avenue in The Loop, 1997
Randy posing with our favorite car, Blacura, in front of The Grind on Maryland Avenue, just back from a New York City road trip, 2001
An unforgettable view of lower Manhattan from the roof of the Fun Factory in Long Island City, Queens, June 2001
For more 1990s/2000s pics of St. Louis, check out our earlier post: Winds of Change.
MUCH MUCH MUCH MORE TO COME!!!!