Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
from Fine Art America

Abandoned Blue House - North St. Louis Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Dylan Murphy

154
28

May 3, 1948 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate to blacks & other minorities were legally not enforceable in Shelley v Kraemer. The Shelley's shown here in the photo purchased a home in a St. Louis area where 39 people owned 57 parcels of land. In February of 1911 30 of the owners signed an agreement or a restrictive covenant not to sell to African or Asian Americans. In August of 1945 the Shelley's purchased a home in the neighborhood. Kraemer's sued.

227
56
3
from Country Living

8 Real Estate Listings that Remind Us of the Meet Me in St. Louis House

Let's face it: The true star of one of the best holiday movies of all time is the house itself.

138
33
1