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Wellston Business District, St Louis County, Missouri  ca 1900s-1960s Brings back memories to those of us that worked and enjoyed our youth on these streets

A history for street address of many empty lots in the urban ghost town of today.


  Ca 1910 looking West on Easton Ave. from Hodiamont Tracks

The Street has had many names, just three of them apply here today.
St. Charles Rock Road, Easton Avenue, Dr Martin Luther King Drive.
Where shown, the date next to the name are from City / County Directories, Wellston High yearbook advertisements, U.S. Census records, or newspapers.   

No absolute guarantee that this list is accurate
and complete, because it is not.

You are welcome to email corrections and additions.

Your good memories will be welcome also.

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    The same addresses were shared by more than one business over the years. 

North side of the Street
Hamilton Ave and Easton
South side of the Street
Hamilton Ave and Easton
5901 Wellston Camera Shop
5921 Shepard's Funeral Parlor ( 1912, 1913, 1924)
5930 Wolf's Bootery (1939)
5935 Joyce Frocks
5937 Horstmeyer's Jeweley Watch & Clock (1913)
5939 Scott's Womens Smart Apparel
5941 Nicholas Pachis Restaurant  (1914)
5941 Sidney Shop
5943 Novelty Photo  (1915)
5943 Elmer E. Arendt Photographer (1919)
5945 Schneider's Credit Jewelers (1930)
5945 Schenk Bros paper hangers
5947 Wellston Talking Machine Co., (1914)
5949-5953 Mikado Theatre (to Jan 1942)
5941-5953 Victory Theater (after Jan 1942)
5955-5957 Ideal Furniture Co.
5959 Lee's  Shoes (1950s)
5969  McKinley's Shoe Store (1940)
5959 The Levy Shoe Stores (1924)
5961-5963  The Emporium Women's Dresses Apparel (1930 - 1940s)
5965 Orpheum Theater (1914)
5967 Etta Trendal Confectionery (1914)
5967 Carl's Shoes
5969 Kamp Dry Goods Corsets Nemo Kaso, Warner's (1913, 1914)
5969A  Minnie S Miller Osteopath (1914)
5969 Libson Hosiery Shops, Inc
5971 R,. C. Wagely Contracting, Sewage Plants (1913)
5971 Park's Drugs
5971 (1924) Barison Clothes Shop for Men and Boys
5973 Model Packing Co., (1914)
5973 F. W. Woolworths 5 and 10 Store (1930s 1940s-1950s)
5975 Isabelle Munro dry goods (1914)
5977 Bristol's Shoe Store  (1930)
5977 Hollywood Shop (1940s-1950s
5979-5981 W. T. Grant  (1930s -1940s)
5983 LaBelle Fashion Shop  (1930s -1940s)
5985 Salle Ann Dress Shop

5922-28 Sanford Brown Business College (1937) (1943) Upstairs
5922 Easton J&R Motor Supply Co.  -  Spiegel J&R after Spring 1946  (Street level store)
5920-28 Dau's Furniture Store
5930 J C Penney Store  (1965-1968)
5938 Sanford Brown Business College (1930 Early location)
5938 Horstmeyer Jewelers & Opticians (1943)
5942 Pernie's Cafe
5942 Fox Record Shop (1965-1966)
5942 Fox Card and Camera Shop (1967
5952 Frederick Summermann Furniture (1915)
5956-62 Smith's Empire Furniture Store    (1940)
5958 E. A. Horstmeyer Jeweler - Optician  (1924, 1940)
5964 Zorensky Bros (1935)
5964A Ray's Beauty Shop
5964 (1924) Four-Fifty Hat Sop   Millinery
5966 George L. Pleitsch Funeral Home
5972 Brown Realty Co.,  (1913)
5972 - Advance Heating and Cooling Co., (1913)

5972 Callahan Studios
5980 Wellston Post Office (1914)
5980-84 Saffern's Dept Store
5984 - Geo. L. Pleitsch Undertaker & Enbalmers (1913)
5986  National Shirt Shop (after 1944)
5988 John Albert's Shoe Store  (1912 -1968)
5988  (1924) Morrison Hardware Co., "The Winchester Store"

6000 Block  (Did not exist - Not used ... None)

Hodiamont Avenue  and Easton
6101 The Arcade Bldg  N. Weintraub
Wellston Tailoring Co. (1913)

6101 after 1828  New 3 Story Building
 Nugent Department Store Building
Loop Building  (Ground Floor)   Katz Drug Store

6103 (1924) James M. North Florist
6105 Arcade Barber Shop , Geo Reeves Prop  (1913)
6111 Wellston Terminal Station
(Easton Streetcar Loop)
6111 Ed Johnson @ Wellston loop
Smoking Supplies Candy, Magazines
Hodiamont tracks
6113 (Johnnie) Marre's Tavern
6113 Office upstairs George P. Hariman Insurance  1924
6115 Frank Marre, Liquors  (1940)
6119 - S. Auer Men's Wear  (1913)
6119 - N. J. Seibel, Jr. Plumbing & Heating (1913)

6119 Hubbell's Jewelry
6121 Massa Building  (1940)
6121a Mikado Beauty Shop (1938)
6123a  Dr. H N Boehmer Optometrist
6125 - Saloon , L. W. Ortmann   (1913)
6125a - Dr. Richard A. Phelan  (1913)

6125 Neisner's Basement Shoe Shop
        Woolworths
6131 - Home Pharmacy Martin J. Cogen (1913)
6131 - Dr. W. M. Collins, Dentist (1913)
6131 - Dr. J. D. Poe MD (1913)
6131a - F. C. Casselman Dentist (1913)
6131a - E. S. Chisholm Dr. Dentist (1913)

6000 Block  (Did not exist - Not used ... None)

Hodiamont Avenue and Easton
6100 - Mack's Pharmacy (1913)
6100 -  L. O. Goedde Pharmacist sucessor to Mack (1913)

6100  National Shirt Shops (1942)
6104-08  Kresge's Dollar Store (1940s 1950s)
6104-08 Jupiter Discount Store (1965-1966)
6104A  Fred Gossom Lawyer
6104 Kresge Building    Atlas Realty Co.,
6110-6108 Polar Wave Ice & Fuel Co (1903_1916)
Hodiamont tracks  Cockrill Ave.
6116-6118 Victor Drug Store  (1913) (1924, 1936)
6118 Gereau's Brown Bilt Shoe Store (1937)
6116-6118 Walgreens Drugs (1940s-60s)
6118a - Wellston Optical Co. , Dr. W. J. Miller, (1913)
6118a - Dr.Henry H. Gott Dentist (1913)

6118a Easton Hollywood Beauty Shop until
          Jul 1, 1937 -Then 6200 Easton
6120 - Dr. Rolla Bracy MD (1913)
6120 - Phillips Style Shop Ladies Ready-to-Wear (1924)
6122a - Dr. E. M. Conner Dentist (1913)
6122 -  Kroger Grocery and Baking Co. (1913)
6122 - A. P. Mueller Merchantile Co.,  (1913)

6120-6122  Rear Beer Garden (1903-1916)
6124a - A. P. Mueler & wf. Dwelling (1913)
6124-6126 The Busy Bee Store (1940)
6128a - Wellston HOTEL, Mrs. R. C. Smith Prop. (1913)
6128 a Dr. O. E. Smith MD (1913)

6128 - Meadow Brook Creamery  (1913)
6128  - Herman Wissell Pool Parlor (1913

6128-6130  Ideal Furniture (1940s-1960s)
6128- 6130 - Wellston Liquor Co.,  (1913)
6128- 6130 REAR - Empire Theatre and Beer Garden (1903-1916)
6130 1/2 Wellston Lunch Room (1913)

6130 (1924) A. W. Aljetts Bakery
6134  Pete Pernie Restaurant (1949)

Irving Ave and Easton
6201-6203  Hendrick's Insurance
6201- Moses, sectry, Wellston Pharmacy Co., (1913)
6201 United Stores Men's Clothing (1949)
6201a Personal Finance Co. of Wellston (1949)

6203 First National Bank (1913)
6203 Rahmoeller-Flint Housefurnishing Co. (1913)
6203 Barry's Eight Cent Shoe Repair System (1949)
6203a Jack Goldman Optometrist (1949)
6203a Austin J Rust Dentist (1949)

6205 First National Bank  (50s, 60s)
Harry's Shoe store
6209 - Wellston Electric Co., (1913)
6209 - John H. Givans Realty Fire & Tonado Ins. (1913)

6209 - Suburban Plumbing & Heating Co., F. X. Fahey (1913)
6209 Rear - A.T. Becker Painting (1913)

6209  State Bank and Trust of Wellston  (1949, 1950)
6211 -  Mrs Pearl Anslyn  (1913)
6211 Papper Jewelry and Loan Co  (1949)
6211 Ernest Hoffman Watch repair (1949)

6211-6213 Wellston City Hall after (1949)
6213a - Stacy A Brewster wf Clara  Mail Order  ( 1913)
6213a  John G Sanders teamsters (1913)
6213 - Roger's Resturant  (1913)

6213 Papper's Store for Men
6213 Floyd Heckel's florist (1965,66,67)
6215 J. W. Loeblein, Wagonmaker, Blacksmith (1913)
6215 Nine Cent Shoe Repair System (1949)
6215 Howard Cleaners (1949)
6215a Dorothy O. Martin Dentist (1949)

6215 Victor Delmar, The Eminent Spirit Medium
6217 S. L. Stoble "clerk" Residence (1913)
6217a - J,R. Goerke, Butcher wf Ola  (1913)
6217a -  J. S. Shoembein distpatcher  (1913)
6217 - Steele & Betts Millinary  (1913)
6217 - W. S. Steele Fire Insurance (1913)
6217 Nicolas J Rogers restr. (1949)
6217 Pickwick Greyhound Lines (1949)

6217 Pickwick Hotel   (1941)
6219 - Phoenix Toggery (1913)
6219 Paint Supply Co (1949)

6221 Edwin J Sloan Ladies & Gents Barber Shop (1930)
6221 a - Dr E. S. Chisholm, Dentist wf May (1913)
6221 U. M. Daily, Dry goods Store wf Alice (1913)
6221 Ragsdale Beauty Shop (1949)
6223 - Primm's 5 and 10 cent Store (1913)
6223 R. F. Smith, Dentist (1913)
6223 - Dr R. F. Smith, Dentist (1913)
6223  905 Nine O Five Liquor Stores (1949)

6223 Sanders Men's Shop  (1952)
6225 AF & AM Lodge Rooms 3rd Floor (1913)
6225 Town and Country Photo
6225 The "B" Studio (1924) Framing, Enlarging, Kodak Work
6225  Wellston Bowling Allley  (ca 1913)
6225 Cole, C J Billiards  (Pool)  1914 Gould's Blue Book
6225 Tanquary, R. J physician (1913)1914 Gould's Blue Book
6225 Dr J. H. Tanquary (1913
6227 - Wellston Trust Company (1913)
6227 J. H. Gibson Automobile Co., Studebaker also at
         7321 Easton New and used cars.  (1924)


6200 (1924) E. A. Lauman Real Estate
6200 (1924) Otto E. Jenzow Real Estate
6200 State Bank of Wellston (1913)
And Rooms
6200 Tomroy Ivestment co., Real Est. (1949
6200 Earl G. Smith atty  (1949)
6200 Rev Mrs.Ida Mae Spiritualist (1949)
6200 German Realty Exchange  (1913)
6200 - Goodenough System, Jas R. Goodenough res. (1913)
6200 - Charles J. Hennings, Editor (1913)
6200 - Wellston Realty Co  (1913)
6200 - King Realty Co.  (1913)
6200 - Alice E Hendricks, Notary (1913)
6200 Hendricks Realty (1949)
6200 John S. Sidebotham real estate (1949)
6200 Jos CKimbel real est (1949)
6200a - St. Louis County Herald Newspaper (1913)

6200 Hollywood Beauty Shop (After 1 July 1937)  (1949)
6200 E & G Letter Service (1949)
6202  Wisconsin Stores Creamery Groc. (1949)
6202-6204 Busy Bee Dept Store (1913) (moved to 6124-6126)
6204 - Mrs.Hildaburns (1913)
6204 - Keller, Jos. retd wf Annie  (1913)

6204 Bailey's Dept Store (1949)
6206 - Kaesler Bros Jewelry (1913)
6206 Theodore Obermeyer Baker (1949)

6208 Baskind's China Bazaar (1913)
6208 Koncern Meat Purveyors
6208 Victory Meat Packers (1949)
6208 -6210 Muehling Packing Co. Meats (1949)
6209a Edw A Lauman Real Est (1949)
6208a Alex E Rubeling real est (1949)
6208a Stanley A. Sidmon Lawyer (1949)
6210 Dew Drop Inn  (1930) 
6210 - Stockyards Market (1913)
6212 F. J. Ryan Hardware Co. (1913)
6212 - Dr. G. Tracewell  (1913)
6212 - F. J. Ryan Hardware Co.,  (1913)
6112  Happy Hollow Liquor Store (1949)

6212 Wellston Trust Company  (1924, 1930)
6214 Morris Variety Stores (1949)
6216 (1924) Wm. Bange Bakery
6216-6218 Piggly Wiggly Stores  (1941)
6222 - H. J. Klinger Produce (1913)
6222a - Wellston Cornice Co (1913)
6222 Wards Cut Rate Drugs (1949)
6224 - Ludwig LaRoche Florist (1913)
6224 - Marie Meyer   (1913)
6224 - Tomroy Investment  (1913)
6224 - Wellston Hardware (1913)
6224 1/2 - Louis Wirthwein's Confectionary (1913)

6224 Golden Grill (1940)
6226 Shoe Store, Jacob Aronhoff ( 1913)
6226 Wellston Theater
6226 Peoples Liquor Store (1949)
6228 Bill's Tavern (1949)
6228 Singer Sewing Machine, Geo W. Fisher, Mgr. (1913)
6228A  Hazel's Beauty Shoppe
6230 - Welcome Bar (1913)
6230 Wellston Bar (1949) Tavern

6232 - Miss Matilda Drummond (1913)
6232 - W.T. Drummond Grocery  (1913)
6232-6234 Firestone Stores Auto Suppy (1949)

6234 The Wellston Hardware Store (1913)  (1924)
6236- McMicol & Son  Feed & Fuel (1913)
6236 Wellston Hardware Co (1937)
6240 - Wellston Lumber Co  (1903 -1910)
6240 - St. Louis lumber Co. (1913)

6240 Louis Essig Lumber Co (1924, 1930)
Corner Easton and Evergreen
6240  Hill Behan (burned)
6240  6250  Central Hardware
6240  1960s Various Plumbing Co.(s), also used Evergreen address.
 
Kienlen & Easton
6303 Rosegrant Bros Market  (1910)
6307 (1924)  "Ona's" The Wellston Shaving Parlor
6311 Dixie Sandwich System (1941)
6313 Central Hardware (tmoved to Evergreen  & Easton)
6313 New State bank of Wellston (Red Granite) (1965-68)
6315 1/2 R W Wait Shoe Repair (1930)
6315 1/2 (1924) Uncle Sam's Shop Shoe Repair Men & Boys
6317  Wellston Wallpaper and Paint Co
6319 W Bange's Bakery (1930)
6319 Aries Soul Food and Quick Split Liquor Store (2000)
6325 K E Garanson Tailor (1924, 1930)
6325 Rudnay Tailoring
Laurie's Shoes
6329 Circle Grill
6331  Harry S. Surkamp Insurance. Co .40s, 50s , 60s
6331 (1924) Wellston Dairy
6333 (1924) McKinley Shoe Store
6333- 6335  Sam Turken Plumbing
6335  Major Auto Parts (1961)
6335  (1924) Kirn Auto Supply Co.
6339-43 Thornton W Wissore filling sta ( 1939 Polk's)
6341 Wissore's Service Station (1937)
6347 Jos P Sapienza Barber  ( 1939 Polk's Directory)
6349 Wm Teefer Tires ( 1939 Polk's Directory)
6353 Wellston Motor Co  Ford Lincoln Mercury (1924, 1930)
6353 Gilliam- Glenn Motor Co. Ford Dealer  (1937)
6353 Jordon Motor Co., Wellston Ford Dealer (1937)
6353  Crown Auto Parts
6352 Kirn Auto Parts  ( 1939 Polk's Directory)
6355 Velvet Freeze
6357
Bada Bing Pizza & Wings  (Extant 2010
6357  Mundell Appliance Service  ( 1939 Polk's Directory)
6359 Coles Marble and Granite  (1913 Directory)
6359 Sunburst Floral Shop (1935,36,37)
6359 McKiney Shoe Shop  (1938)
6359 Guarantee Typewriter Service (1961)
6363 Jerry Mundell Appliance Co. 
6363 Tulsa Cut Rate Service Station  (1936) 
Evergreen and Easton
6300 Lindy Hall building,    Link to Website
6300-6302 Western Auto Parts  ground Floor
Dance floor then Skating Rink Upstairs
6304 St. Louis Co., Gas Co. Payment site(1941)
6304 Union Electric Co. Payment site (1941)
6310 Entrance to New Lindy Ballroom (1941)
6310 Entrance to Roller Skating Rink (1945)
6312 Bailey' War Surplus (1941)
6322-6330  Greenhouses and Florists
Johnson Family  (1910)

6322-6330 "Moke" Epstein Chevrolet  (1949)

---- A & P Store

Wellston Place and Easton
6401 Class Cut Rate Drug Store (before 1952)
6401 Louis Class Wellston Tire & Supply Co.
6403 Wellston Auto Parts  Lou & Nate Class
6405 Sunburst Floral Shoppe  (1940-50s-66)
6413 - 6421 (1924) Wellston Buick Motor Co.

6421 Joe Simpkins Auto Dealer Ford  (Streetcar Adv.)


 6402 Theo Walther Pastor Grace Lutheran
(1930 Census)

6440 Easton Grace Lutheran Church

Valle Avenue and Easton
6501 Ben's Modern Shoe Repair Shop
6501 1/2 Modern Shoe Repair Shop  (1930) (1940)
6501 Eichor & Son Motor Sales
6503 (1924) Charles Palmisano's Sandwiches, Italian Food
6512 
Atlas Truck Sales, Inc
6511- 6519
Orange Crush & Old Colony Bottling Co.
  (1940, 1950)

6523 Kissner Light Lunch Notions & School Supplies (1938, 39)
 (August Kissner (1930 Census)
6523 August Kissner Cafe & Garden (1940)

6533 Ed Filla  Shell Service Station
6533 Jim McNeiley Shell Service (1938)
Wellston Avenue and Easton

6500 (1924) B & H Battery Supply Co.
6512  (1945 -1957) (1957- 2011) Atlas Truck Sales, Inc
6520 Renniger Service Station ? (1940 Yearbook)
6530 Joe Burda Auto Repair (1938)
6532 Fred Homeyer Piano Store (1930 Census)
6532 Homeyer Piano Co. (1938)

6540-6546  Alan J. Marre's Tavern and
Wellston Bowling Alley  (1941)
Prior to Bowling Alley was it was a Bus Barn/Garage 20s-30s, with Dance Marathons (late 30s, early 40s) in between.

Ogden Ave.
6607 Thos. Filla Blacksmithing, Horseshoeing,
       Auto & Wagon Repair
6627  N. A. Kuntz Auto Radiator Repair  (1940)
6627 Wellston Radiator Service  (1965-1968)
6659 Midwest Skillman's Service Station (1941)
6669 Wellston Super Service Station  (1966)
6669 Dale Taylor's Moto-Gas Service  (1952)
6671-6675 Chas L Schuckmann Grocery
(The "Seven-Mile House")
6675  Bill Snell' Service Staton (
Operated at Lucas and Hunt and Easton until from the early 1950s through1969)
 Ogden Ave
6600  Braun Monument Co.(1913)  (1924 - 1930)
6602 A. G. Vaughn, brickmason wf Jennie (1913)
6602 - A. J. Jones Tavern wf Mary (1913)

6616  St. Louis Auto Parts and Salvage Company (1930s to 1956)
6636  McNichol Bros Feed & Coal (1936, 1937)
6670 Reliance Coal Co (1961)
6676-6678 Allhoff Brothers Inc, Feed Store 1968
6682 Coolaire Co.  Air Conditioning  (1965-1967)
St. Charles Rock Road St. Charles Rock Road
Lucas and Hunt
6701 Eden College  (1913)
6701  Normandy High School
6700 St Charles Rock Road Florist 1965,1966
6700 Polar Ice & Fuel  (1913)
6708 City Ice and Fuel (1950
6710 Fleet Gasoline
6701 Eden College
6701  Normandy High School
 
6901 Boeckeler Lumber Co  (1913)  
7109 Whelan Security 1967,1968  
7321 (1924 2nd Location) J. H. Gibson Automobile Co., Studebaker  (also at 6227 Easton) New and used cars 7330  Wellston Auto Parts

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