Its time for Throwback Thursday here at the House of News. This week we
go back to the week of September 13, 1989. Some of our headlines

Crime watch training was provided by the Northeast Mobile Crime Watch,
a service of the East Patrol Citizens Crusade against Crime and the
Sheffield Neighborhood Association. The program would later be moved
under the auspices of Old Northeast Inc.and be recognized nationally for
how communities can act against crime.
The Indian Mound Neighborhood Association was bucking trends even back
in 1989, taking a stance against neighborhood systematic home
inspections. We’ll just leave that right there.
Speaking of Old Northeast Inc., they cut the ribbon on one of their
first renovation/restoration projects at the four-plex at 1207-09 Benton
Blvd. Senator Kit Bond was on hand for the tour. The building still
stands today and is a marvelous example of architecture during the Arts
& Crafts era that was popular during the early 20th century.

Last but certainly not least, local real estate dude, still in the game
I might add, Walter Guth joined Serena Beyer Realtors at 3717 St. John.
That was just up the street from Jo Mag Real Estate. Walter is still in
the real estate game these days and has been active in a number of
activities connected with historic preservation.