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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Guess the Neighborhood, Revealed...

Good work to those who guessed the Gate District! (If you have no clue what I'm talking about, click here).

A couple of the photos are in the southern portion of the neighborhood, near or on Lafayette Avenue.

The point was to show off some of the Gate District's extant beauty. It gets a bad rap that I don't find wholly deserved. Sure it's got a couple blocks with almost completely new construction that is pretty disrespectful of what was once on the site, but there are plenty of gems and urban pockets that resist a complete "writing-off" of the neighborhood.

Good eyes, Gate District fans. Thanks to all who participated via the blog and Twitter. The most popular guesses seemed to be JeffVanderLou/St. Louis Place.

1 comments:

13 said...

Argh!!! I knew I recognized some of those houses...pass them on the way to the Square....oh well.

Thanks for the info, because the finacee and I were under the impression that the Gate District was like "Grand South Grand," a cluster...we may need one more sign, and I love that obelisk.

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