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An American flag waves in the breeze atop the Armory

An American flag waves in the breeze on top of the Armory Sports and Recreation Center on March 2. The Armory, which was built as part of the Works Progress Administration in the Great Depression, is not nominated for the National Historic Register as an early Cold War armory because it was made prior to 1954.

Sun shines on the Armory's Art Deco details

Sun shines onto the Art Deco architectural details adorning the front of the Armory Sports and Recreation Center on East Ash Street on March 2.

Gquan Jennings shoots a basket at the Armory Sports Center

Gquan Jennings, 14, shoots a basket at the Armory Sports and Recreation Center on March 2. "I play here almost every day," Gquan said. The construction technique for the vaulted roof was constructed in a graceful arch composed of hundreds of short individual wood elements called lamellae.

The Armory Sports and Recreation Center boasts German-inspired lamellar ceilings

The Armory Sports and Recreation Center boasts German-inspired lamellae ceilings.

Sunlight filters through the Armory's windows

Sunlight filters through the windows of the Armory Sports and Recreation Center, 701 E. Ash St.

Nate Brown speaks during a candidate forum

First Ward City Council candidate Nate Brown speaks during a candidate forum at Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church while fellow candidate Jake Loft listens on March 12. The election is April 7.

Chad Phillips campaigns on Aldeah Avenue

From left, Syed Ejaz, Chad Phillips, Carrie Gartner and Jonathan Sessions talk on Gartner's and Sessions' porch as Phillips campaigns on Aldeah Avenue on Monday. Phillips is one of nine people running for the First Ward City Council seat.

A flier for Chad Phillips hangs on a mailbox on Aldeah Avenue

A flier for First Ward City Council candidate Chad Phillips hangs on a mailbox on Aldeah Avenue on Monday. Phillips is studying political science and psychology at MU and plans to graduate in May.

Chad Phillips campaigns with friend friend Syed Ejaz

First Ward City Council candidate Chad Phillips, left, and friend Syed Ejaz, right, wait for residents to answer the door on Monday. Phillips was campaigning around Aldeah Avenue and West Ash Street.

A sign supporting Dan Rader hangs on a fence

A sign supporting Dan Rader hangs on a fence at Bengals Bar & Grill, where Rader is a co-manager, on Thursday. Rader is one of nine candidates running for the First Ward City Council seat.

Charlotte Beard looks at her hair after having it restyled

Charlotte Beard looks at her hair after having it restyled by Sherri Thomas and Tasha B., of the House of Raw Elegance, in Florissant, Missouri, on March 2. Beard has patchy hair loss due to alopecia and wears a hairpiece made by Thomas.

Sherri Thomas uses electronic weaving machine

Kentucky blocks shot by West Virginia

Kentucky's Trey Lyles goes up to block a shot by West Virginia's BillyDee Williams in the first half of Thursday's game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals in Cleveland.

Arizona player dunks against Xavier

Arizona forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson dunks during the first half of Thursday’s regional semifinal against Xavier in the NCAA Tournament in Los Angeles.

Wisconsin tops North Carolina

Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, right, is greeted by guard Traevon Jackson and teammates at the bench during the second half of Thursday's college basketball regional semifinal against North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament in Los Angeles.

Large fire in NYC's East Village

New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday. Orange flames and black smoke are billowing from the facade and roof of the building near several New York University buildings.

Wisconsin tops North Carolina

Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, right, is greeted by guard Traevon Jackson and teammates at the bench during the second half of Thursday's college basketball regional semifinal against North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament in Los Angeles.

Notre Dame tops Wichita State in Sweet 16

Notre Dame's Zach Auguste goes up for a shot against Wichita State's Evan Wessel during the second half of a Thursday's game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals in Cleveland.

Gonzaga prepares for rematch with UCLA

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few watches during a practice session for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Houston. Gonzaga plays UCLA on Friday.

Fans gather outside Wrigley Field

Fans arrive at Wrigley Field before a baseball game in April between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs in Chicago. The last crown they wore came in 1908, before Wrigley Field was built. Now, as the old ballpark gets renovated, the franchise is being refurbished, too.
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