Category Archives: Larimer

parting shot- larimer

It’d be silly to think that by biking around the streets for a few hours, I’d be able to capture the essence of a neighborhood. Honestly, I don’t know what I’ll be able to capture besides a a couple pictures … Continue reading

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75 years? sonny must have a lot of money

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signs of life

Larimer isn’t uniformly bleak; there are several community gardens.

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our lady help of christians catholic church

This church that sits on Meadow Street has remained empty for some years. Originally catering to the large Italian population, the church was later used for smaller black congregations until ultimately ending up vacant. A passerby noticed me taking a … Continue reading

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larimer graffiti

Many of the buildings in Larimer are covered in crude gang tags. Some of the buildings, however, feature beautiful pieces like these.

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stagno’s bakery

According to a man I spoke with, the Stagno family was one of the prominent Italian families that lived in Larimer. In 2007, a man was fatally shot in front of the bakery in broad daylight. The bakery is no … Continue reading

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urban decay in larimer

Larimer is filled with houses that are abandoned and in various states of disrepair.

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