a blog supplementing the Images of America book from Arcadia Publishing
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The View From Fourth Street
Looking south towards St. Mary's from Fourth and Appleton Streets, circa 2005.
As I lived a block east, in the shadow of St. Mary's, it was, undoubtedly, the tallest object in my world. It was defintely a landmark; it even appears on nautical navigational charts for the area as a point of reference, labeled as "spire."