Presenting a collection of St. Louis bricks, sidewalk markers, and the Fleur-de-lis as architectural detail on and in city buildings, brick collecting, urban exploration, and my life by Christian Herman. Reporting from Tower Grove South in St. Louis, MO.
SOOT ON BRICK?
I doubt the black on these bricks is original but it's served to enhance the three dimensional face. I also relish the pebbles in the mortar. WAVE BRICK