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Intimate Spaces
Plumbing the hidden spaces of Old North St. Louis reveals both beauty and decay, loving maintenance and stark abandonment. The crumbling alley house shown here has actually been rebuilt since these May 2004 photos were taken -- the brick walls painstakingly relaid.

September 2006: The same house, with relaid brick and a new roof. A house in the background suffered a devastating fire over the summer but reportedly will be rebuilt.

September 2006: The neighboring alley house still stands abandoned and deteriorating.


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