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.
Here's a recent score that I came across while motoring through an industrial area just north of Manchester. Check out how the mortar mix slipped into the small edges of the brick. I love that. This photo is of the sill of the building where soot and dirt has gathered and defined the design: