2020: Lafayette Park Ferns – Of Fiddleheads and Rabbit Holes We live in a neighborhood steeped in its own history. The times change fast, but it’s comforting to consider the constants around us, and Lafayette Park holds a big bouquet of them. Walking around the grotto, with its pond, bridge and drusy rock accents, one’s […]
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Curious about how your house got its start? Mike Boyd of Lafayette Square has news for you.
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As one of the initiatives outlined in the newly released Strategic Plan for Lafayette Square, the LSRC has committed to a complete redesign of their website. It is encouraged for residents and stakeholders of Lafayette Square to review the Request for Proposal published here and pass it on to web developers who they believe will […]
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Being around the house isn’t so bad…think of all the trouble you might be avoiding.
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From the St Louis Post Dispatch Sunday, April 19, 1970 Gerald J. Meyer of the P-D Staff Editor note: The following article is verbatim, with only the specific homeowner profiles summarized. The newspaper itself was in such tough shape that this article was retyped and the photos added back. As a document, it’s key to […]
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The Lafayette Square Restoration Committee (LSRC) Board has been in constant communication about what measures and recommendations will best serve our community during the pandemic. To that end, we’ll be updating this post regularly with resources, announcements, and suggestions.
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A convenient feature of living in Lafayette Square is that you can be on three different interstate highways, headed to who-knows-where, within a couple of minutes. If you want to hit I-44 west, which is about 200 feet from the on-ramp to I-55 south, you hang your turn immediately past the corner of 18th Street […]
Casting a look back a hundred years in St Louis history, it requires little effort to find a subject with deep roots in Lafayette Square, whose tale is well worth retelling. Here’s the story of the 32nd mayor of St Louis, Henry W. Kiel. The St Louis Post-Dispatch conducted a survey of its readers in […]
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Tough times call for tough birds. Here’s a cautionary tale for your holiday dining pleasure. Seasons Greetings from the Lafayette Square Archives!
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