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  2. Spivey Building - Wikipedia

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    The Spivey Building is a 12-story skyscraper located at 417 Missouri Avenue in East St. Louis, Illinois. Built in 1927 by newspaper owner Allen Spivey, the building is the only skyscraper ever constructed in East St. Louis. Architect Albert B. Frankel designed the building in the Commercial style.

  3. The Spivey Building: East St. Louis' First and Only Skyscraper

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    The Spivey Building in downtown East St. Louis. East St. Louis, Illinois, doesn't appear in many architectural guidebooks, but it should. Located just across the river from downtown St. Louis,...

  4. The Spivey Building: Death of a Dream? - Preservation Research

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    The Spivey Building was always part of the dream of an incredibly bright future for the city. Downtown East St. Louis. The Spivey Building (1929) is located downtown and was apparently built as part of a $4,000,000 plan to “give the city a skyline”.

  5. Abandoned Spivey Building, East St. Louis IL

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    Unfortunately, it was completed in 1927, only two years before the stock market crash that triggered the Great Depression. Nevertheless, the Spivey building remained the most prestigious building in Illinois' fourth largest city for years before it was abandoned and gutted.

  6. The Spivey Building is an abandoned skyscraper that was built in 1927 and has been abandoned since 1980. It is 12 stories making it roughly 150 feet tall. It was great to explore this place again...

  7. Spivey Building, tallest in East St. Louis, seems destined for...

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    The top of the Spivey Building in East St. Louis after pieces from near the top fell on the sidewalk and street on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005. The city closed the street to vehicle and pedestrian ...

  8. Spivey Building - Wikiwand

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    The Spivey Building is a 12-story skyscraper located at 417 Missouri Avenue in East St. Louis, Illinois. Built in 1927 by newspaper owner Allen Spivey, the building is the only skyscraper ever constructed in East St. Louis. Architect Albert B. Frankel designed the building in the Commercial style.

  9. New Hope for Historic Downtown East St. Louis - St. Louis...

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    For generations, the now-vacant building housed newly arrived workers, found lodgings for them, and provided valuable social services for the community. The towering Spivey Building, the tallest building in East St. Louis, has survived numerous failed rehabilitation attempts and the threat of demolition.

  10. Built St. Louis | Metro East | East St. Louis

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    Spivey Building 417 Missouri Avenue Built by one A.T. Spivey, editor of East St. Louis's newspaper the Journal, this is the tallest building in southern Illinois, and helps mark out one end of downtown. It is vacant and deteriorating after stints housing the Chamber of Commerce and State Community College.

  11. 330 views 1 year ago EAST ST. LOUIS. I explore the Spivey building with Dallas and Tyler. The Spivey building is a 12-story skyscraper in East St. Louis, Illinois. It was built in 1927 and it's ...