Oftentimes the history of a city can be drowned out and forgotten by the present. But Francis Horton decided to create a reminder of the past by blending it with the present. In these seven photos, Horton, a 30-year-old IT professional, journalist, photographer, and army veteran who served in Iraq ... More >>
"Hi, Lloyd. Little slow tonight, idn't it?" Yes, it is Mr. Torrance. That's because since roughly the 1950s, the Gold Room at the Hotel Jefferson -- later renamed the Jefferson Arms when it became senior housing -- was essentially shut down. And though hidden and dilapidated, the spacious room appe ... More >>
St. Louis has a thriving community of urban explorers who delight in drawing back the curtain on strange, human-made and human-abandoned urban landscapes. We've featured photos of Forest Park Hospital, the condemned Powell Square building and the old downtown Macy's here on Daily RFT. Photographer ... More >>
What happens when a 1.2 million-square-foot shopping mecca goes dark?