Wife Lila wanted to go to the Mississippi River overlook that used to be the traffic bridge. Along the way, we saw that not only had the historic handball courts been demolished, but that the beautiful view of the St. Vincent’s Seminary was also being lost. Sorry for the quality of the photo: it was the wrong time of day to shoot in that direction.
This is what you used to see
Here’s what is going up
Earlier rants and stories
- James Baughn discovers plans to raze handball courts
- Bricks contained 150 years of graffiti
- We lost the handball courts
- The courts are gone