Soulard (Saint Louis, MO)
By Ryan Shaughnessy, Broker/Attorney - Your Lafayette Square Real Estate Partner
(PREA Signature Realty - www.preasignaturerealty.com)
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Welcome August Gate!!! - August Gate Launches New Church in Soulard at 1809 S. 8th Street - Regular Services Start August 31, 2009 August Gate is set to open its doors as a new Christian church at 1808 S. Eighth Street in Soulard with regular Sunday services at 6 p.m. starting on August 30, 2009.  The opening of August Gate represents the culmination of over three years of planning by Noah and Heather Oldham, Josh and Kim Jones, Todd Genteman, Juliet Piwiec, and other members of the Launch Team for August Gate.  For the past several months, August Gate has been holding preview services at a number of locations.  Now, August Gate is ready to settle into their new home and mission as a Gospel centered missional church. A Church with a New World Attitude Now, I attended a recent preview s...
By Ryan Shaughnessy, Broker/Attorney - Your Lafayette Square Real Estate Partner
(PREA Signature Realty - www.preasignaturerealty.com)
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Whether called building signage, billboards, mural ads, ghost ads, phantom ads or a dozen other names, I love to take walking tours of our great city neighborhoods and enjoy seeing vintage advertising in the form of faded lead paint on brick advertsing on old commercial buildings.  Whereas signs fall into disrepair and are removed, these faded ads on the side of buildings often last for several decades or more and are the last reminder of a commercial business long since shuttered or a product no longer manufactured.  Here is the first installment for this vintage advertising series capturing vintages ads in St. Louis, Missouri:  Orange Smile Soda, 2001 S. 9th Street (Souldard).                                 About the Orange Smile Syrup Company In 1929, Orange Smile Syrup Company open...
By R. B. "Bob" Mitchell - Loan Officer Raleigh/Durham, Bob Mitchell (NMLS#1046286)
(Bank of England (NMLS#418481))
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  A few years back I listed a glorious old home in the Soulard area of St. Louis.  This home had originally been a doctors residence when it was built back in the 1880's??.  To say that it was a solid house was an understatement .  Legend had it that a tornado had hit it and bounced off.  The foundation on this thing was something like 36 inches wide!Over the years the house had been "remodeled" several times in the various styles du jour that were popular.  These "remodels" included putting in a suspended ceiling, painting the wood work, bricking up windows and a red and the biggest shag carpet that I had ever seen.We got a contract on the home fairly quickly and that freed up the sellers to go look for another home.  After having owned a home that was over 100 years old and huge, they...
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