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November 21, 2009

1930 Postcard - Country Club Court

Location: Looking west from N. Hanley. Most homes were built in the mid-1920's.

Source: Private Collector
1930 postcard

November 17, 2009

1909 Postcard - Trust Company of St. Louis County

Location: 52 S. Central Avenue at Carondelet (the N.E. corner). It was an ornate white concrete and stone building, built in 1906. It was sold and later occupied by the Guarantee Trust Company and the bulding was demolished.
Source: Private collector
1909 postcard

1930 Postcard - Clayton Presbyterian Church

Former Location: The N. E. corner of Hanley at Forsyth. According to Dickson Terry, this former building was built in 1913 and was used by the church until 1931 when the congregation merged with Central Presbyterian Church. The building next operated as the Bopp Funeral Home from 1931 until 1961. The building was demolished to make way for the Missouri Savings and Loan Building in the early 1960's. Currently the bank is called US Bank, located at 10 N. Hanley Road.
Source: Private collector
1930 postcard

1930 Postcard - Clayton Masonic Hall

Location: N. Meramec Avenue

Source: Private collector
1930 postcard

1930 Postcard - Clayton Methodist Church

Location: 101 N. Bemiston at Maryland Avenue (the N.W. corner)
Source: Private collector
1930 postcard

1930 Postcard - Polo Drive residences

Source: Private collector
1930 postcard

1978 - Cyranos's Restaurant

"Location: N.E. corner of Clayton Road and DeMun. Commerce Bank is presently located there."
--David Bales
Source: David Bales collection

November 16, 2009

1908 - Home located at 121 N. Hanley

Source: Private collector

1949 and 1942 - Mobilgas Gas Station

Location: Clayton Road and Big Bend Boulevard

Source: Private collector
1949 - Southwest view of Clayton and Big Bend

Source: Newspaper clip from the collection of David Bales
1942 - Southwest view