Sunday, March 6, 2011

A Final Look at the Admiral

By now it is like;y that the Admiral is meeting its fate with cutting torches. These photos are from the fixture auction that was held late last November as Pinnacle milked the last few dollars out of the Admiral. You can view the whole set here on Flickr.

All that glitters is not gold. The former casino floor complete with a replica of the Arch in what was once the Admirals main ballroom.

The unmistakable shapes of the Admiral seen from a bland interior.


The lower deck below the main floor, one of the few areas where the structure was exposed.

Porthole doors

Looking back at Downtown over the roof of the accessory structure.

One of the more interesting spaces on the much altered vessel.

This bas-relief was one of the few items of interest on the interior. I'm not sure from what time period it dates. Although it was built-in to the wall, it was tagged for individual auction.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'm not sad to see it go. Perhaps it's because I'm a STL transplant, thus have no connection to it. I always felt that the Admiral was a sad, rundown, tacky eyesore.

There must be something better that we can do with the riverfront?