Thursday, August 23, 2007

Mall Construction Update

The 14th St. Mall renovation project continues to progress. These picture are from the last two days. They are in mixed reverse chronological order for the curious.

Clearing brush on Warren

Boom lift ready for masonry work on Warren.

Mantle to be saved.

Matt Bivens, Historic Preservation Specialist at RHCDA, collecting trim samples and gathering other historic materials from a building on 14th St.

Historic Stairway to be saved.

Large tree trunk from behind buildings on 14th St.

Before pictures to highlight just how dramatic the transformation will be.

Interesting writings inside one of the buildings.

Private development across from some of the soon to be renovated buildings on 14th St.

Nearly Gutted

Neighbors checking out the progress.

Taking a break from the extreme heat.

One of many dumpsters being filled up with debris from the interiors.

More tree clearance

Matt Bivens removing historic moldings from a building on 14th St.

Matt Bivens and Kevin From E.M. Harris remove more historic moldings from 1414 Warren.

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Welcome to the Old North St. Louis Restoration Group's blog. What's New in Old North chronicles the dramatic transformation under way in the neighborhood of Old North St. Louis. As a neighborhood just north of Downtown St. Louis, Old North is becoming a dynamic urban village of new and historic homes, a landmark eating establishment, beautiful community gardens, and a diverse, friendly, and engaged community.

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