Category Archives: Mill Creek Valley

Parade Marching Through Mill Creek Valley

by Michael R. Allen Another photograph from our collection of amateur images of the St. Louis built environment captures a parade moving westward down Market Street into Mill Creek Valley. The view was taken west of 21st street, and shows … Continue reading

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“The Million Dollar Dance Palace”: Vice and Virtue at the Castle Ballroom

by Lynn Josse A lot of what you need to know about the Castle Ballroom can be read on its exterior. The commercial first floor of the building indicates its historic place on a busy streetcar line. Graceful double-height arched … Continue reading

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Parade in a Lost Neighborhood

This parade shot was taken just west of Aloe Plaza near 21st and Market streets. The view is looking east toward the Civil Courts Building (at right in the background), and shows some of the Mill Creek Valley commercial district … Continue reading

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