Former St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay Is Selling His Boring-Ass House [PHOTOS]


If you’re looking to buy a house without any kind of personality, you might want to check out the home of former St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay.

While many people will think that it’s dull and boring, some others might see it as a blank canvas of sorts on which they can add their own style.

Set just south of Carondelet Park, this house looks less like a house in deep south city and more like a New Town development. But the place is huge and has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and plenty of space to host parties with an extra-large dining room and a kitchen that includes a double oven and refrigerator.

The bedrooms are also huge, but that main bedroom could not be any more beige. It has beige carpeting, beige walls, beige curtains, beige blankets, beige sheets, beige furniture and even beige picture frames. And while an accent pillow featuring the Arch in the middle of the bed is a nice touch for a former mayor, it also contains the only bit of color in the room.

So if you’re into places in the city that look like Barbara and Adam Maitland’s house in Beetlejuice, Slay’s old spot is the perfect one for you and your family. It does have many nice features (it’s huge, it’s next to an empty lot and that fountain looks like a lovely spot to drink a glass of wine), but you’ll need to bring in your own designer because it’s clear that no tax dollars (or any dollars) were spent making this place stylish.

For more information on this $419,900 property, visit the listing page or contact Tom Slay with Slay Realty, Inc. (duh) at 314-406-4481.

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