Clearance McRee Town South St. Louis

The Destruction of McRee Town: August 2004, Part Two

August 19, 2004

The first photograph shows that brick salvage and demolition at the Regal Foods Store has progressed quickly. Other photographs in the row show views around the corner of Lawrence and Blaine. The last two rows of photographs show a lone bungalow and a row of attached two-flats — a rare arrangement in St. Louis — under demolition on the south side of the 3900 block of Folsom Avenue, between 39th and Lawrence.

August 31, 2004

These photos show the 4000 block of McRee Avenue between Lawrence and Thurman Avenues, except for the last photograph, which shows the ongoing demolition of the Regal Foods store at McRee and Lawrence.