2020: Lafayette Park Ferns – Of Fiddleheads and Rabbit Holes

1 week 5 days ago

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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Mike Jones

Lafayette Square Restoration Committee to Accept Proposals for Website Design

4 weeks ago

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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Dixie Gillaspie

1970 – The Birth Of The Lafayette Square Restoration Committee

2 months 3 weeks ago

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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Mike Jones

LSRC Takes Measures to Support and Protect Neighbors and Public During COVID-19 Outbreak

3 months 2 weeks ago

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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Dixie Gillaspie

1967 – Tales From Two Lafayette Square Pharmacies

3 months 2 weeks ago

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 […]

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Mike Jones

The St Louis Mayor From Lafayette Square – Henry W. Kiel

5 months 2 weeks ago

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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Lafayette Square is an historic Victorian neighborhood in the City of St. Louis, Missouri.
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