Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Absolutely Ridiculous

The Shady Oak theater - which has sat vacant since 2000, when it closed its doors - is being demolished. You know what's coming next...

It's being torn down so that a parking lot can take its place.

Far too many buildings that possess charm and character are demolished in our city - and cities everywhere. Surely this building could have been been adapted for re-use.

The irony of it all: one of the reasons Shady Oak closed was because of lack of parking...

Check out the Post-Dispatch article

1 comment:

Leftturnyielder said...

I love this building. It's so sad, it was a great place to see a movie.