$1.5M Kirkwood home for sale was once a train depot

There’s a house for sale in Kirkwood with a unique past. Show Me St. Louis Host Dana Dean shows us how this piece of history is still chugging right along.

KIRKWOOD, Mo. — It was love at first sight for Don and Maria Kukla when they saw 1030 Barberry Lane in Kirkwood during a fundraising event 14 years ago.

Maria said, “My first reaction, walking up steps and seeing the stone and the tower was, ‘This is such an unusual place.’”

The weren’t planning on moving but next thing they knew, they were all aboard and became owners of a house that used to be a train depot.

Don said, “The history and grandeur of the place was just amazing.”

Maria said, “I’d never seen a house like this before.”

The Meramec Highlands Frisco Depot was built in 1891.

“And yet everything was restructured and rehabbed and added on to

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Bank, Pizza Building For Sale In Coolidge Corner For $15M

BROOKLINE, MA — If you’re looking to get into the business of owning a commercial building in town, and have an extra $15 million you’ve got nothing better to do with, here’s an option that just came on the market. The building that’s hope to Webster Bank and Ottos Pizza is for sale.

The realtor notes it’s got “tremendous development potential,” in the listing. That’s likely not exactly music to the ears of many North Brookline residents, as the area is set to see a more construction in the years to come.

Check out what the realtor has to say about it:

  • Address: 297 Harvard St, Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Price: $15,000,000
  • Square Feet: 8, 208
  • Bathrooms: 0 Baths
  • Features: 297 Harvard Street is an irreplaceable boutique retail asset and transit-oriented development opportunity in the heart of Coolidge Corner, Brookline, Massachusetts. The prominent 8, 208 square foot single-story building is 100% occupied
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