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.
What happens when a Roof on a Brick Building isn't Maintained
The anatomy of an exterior wall which reveals the standard three wythe.
If the coping tiles is cracked or removed rain will work its way down, expand with freezing in the winter, and eventually blow out a wall.