Filmed on Hebert Street at Elliott Avenue on St. Louis’ close to north side, this imagery is acquainted to anyone who has actually ventured to the lesser traveled corners of our city. It’s visual proof of, a testament to, the dishocolony, and failed policies of the previous and today. More than a symptom of today’s challenges, an abandoned city is the outcome of our failures. This civilization should finish.

As listed in the comments below, the building in the video is owned by NorthSide Regeneration. Tright here has not been a demolition permit issued for the structure. City records show it was offered twice in 2006, initially for $118,000, and then for $132,000 2 months later. The structure has actually been recorded as vacant given that 2007. Owned by MLK 3000 LLC (likely a shell firm for NorthSide) in 2006, ownership moved to NorthSide Regeneration LLC in 2010. Here’s what the building has looked choose over the previous few years:

September 2007:


September 2009:


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October 2012:


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