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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:27 pm    Post subject: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

this used to be the old krey meat packing and slaughterhouse now closed looks pretty cool but unfortunately its in the worst of neighborhoods


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:08 am    Post subject: RE: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

The neighborhood is a ghost town. I've never had problems there.

Krey's is pretty mad max/post apocalyptic looking. It's some sort of active (believe it or not) scrapyard/rebuilders. There's dogs in there that like to bark.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:31 am    Post subject: RE: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

If you ever go wandering around that area, I recommend going to the Cornerstone Cafe for lunch.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:10 am    Post subject: RE: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

A link to some more pix of Krey and that area in general: http://www.stlouiscitytalk.com/2011/01/hyde-park-neighborhood.html

Krey had a really good reputation for good meats way back when. It was started in 1882 and lasted until 1978, when the family-owners sold the name to Morrell and closed the plant, citing a dearth of hogs available in STL.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:00 am    Post subject: Re: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

looks like a heard of ZOMBIES are just waiting to come after you
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:30 am    Post subject: RE: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

yeah, I wish Shreve's would GTFO. It's not like they're maintaining it. Just let us explore it, damnit.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:11 am    Post subject: RE: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

The nearby Gruensfelder Meat Packing building is for lease. Never investigated that one.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

Do these old meat processing/packing/whatever plants still have any residual smell to them? or have they been abandoned and open to the elements long enough to air out?
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

That place does look incredible. I came to post, as above, that Shreve's uses the building now.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Krey Packing Company Reply with quote

lolabelle wrote:
Do these old meat processing/packing/whatever plants still have any residual smell to them? or have they been abandoned and open to the elements long enough to air out?


Armour is throughly aired out.

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