Monday, December 5, 2011
Cupples Station Warehouses: The Early History
Eads Bridge. By the time the Poplar Street Bridge and its accompanying interstates came to downtown, the Cupples Warehouses were already threatened with demolition as the railroad began to be seen as obsolete, and the industry which once filled the warehouses began to disappear or move from the city. Tomorrow, we will examine how the warehouses, now long recognized for their beauty and potential reuse, still face the threat of demolition.
A Blog detailing the beauty of St. Louis architecture and the buildup of residue-or character-that accumulates over the course of time.