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May 2003: A wonderful block of rowhouses on Benton Street. Zion Lutheran stands on the next block west. The photos below show the intimately-scaled details and interior spaces of these historic houses.

 

 

 

May 2003: This one image, I hope, shows more than any other the potential that this neighborhood has. A more genteel, inviting, comfortable, elegant street scene could hardly be imagined. The whole neighborhood could - and should - be this beautiful.

Zion Lutheran Church is one of several that punctuate the area's low-lying skyline. The stone building dates from 1895 and faces onto St. Louis Place Park.

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