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