Wednesday, September 26, 2007

The Destruction of Heege School, in Affton, Missouri

Destruction of Heege Elementary School, in Affton, Missouri, USA
Heege Elementary School, formerly of the Affton Missouri public school district, is now demolished. Generations of children in this neighborhood, including myself, attended this school. Like many other similar projects conceived late in the business cycle, the plan to convert this building into condominiums was abandoned. A small strip mall is planned for this location.

The school was constructed in 1931, expanded in 1953 and 1965, and closed in 1976.

This photo is courtesy of my father, and was taken on September 7th, 2007.

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting this. My oldest sister and I are planning a trip to St Louis. We lived there as young girls and attended Heege Elementary. We are sad that it is gone! Do you have any other pictures? Do you know how we could see old class pictures from the 50's? Thanks!

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    1. Dear Janice, I don't have any additional photos myself, but a Google image search should be fruitful; also, you can talk to the Affton school district for old photos.

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