First Impressions

Seen around town, formal entrances to four subdivisions, one cattle baron mansion, and one university:

Entrance to the Jennings-May-St. Louis neighborhood on Lowden Street at Hemphill.

Entrance to Ryan Place on 6th Avenue at Jessamine Street.

Entrance to Park Hill on Winton Terrace West.

Standing like a “vast and trunkless leg of stone” from Shelley’s “Ozymandias” is this lone surviving column at the eastern entrance to the Mount Vernon subdivision on the East Side.

Thistle Hill.

I had never noticed TCU’s formal entrance as I drove through the campus on University Drive: always too busy trying not to commit freshmanicide at the student crosswalks.

Share:Email this to someoneShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestShare on RedditShare on Tumblr
This entry was posted in Architecture, Downtown, All Around, East Side, First Impressions, South Side. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>