Historic Lafayette Square

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A National Historic District located one mile from downtown St. Louis. Nearly 400 Victorian homes surround Lafayette Park—the first city park west of the Mississippi River. Better Homes & Gardens named Lafayette Square "one of the ten most beautiful painted ladies neighborhoods in the nation.” The neighborhood's vibrant, walkable business district features award-winning restaurants, salons and spas, outdoor dining, coffee shops, gift shops, and much more. Walking tours are available.

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Reviewed By Cjackiii September 2016

One of the must see locations of St. Louis boasting the oldest walking park west of the Mississippi River. The residential architecture is one of the best in town. The "painted lady" homes are...

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Gorgeous and Ecletic
Reviewed By stlbusinessnews September 2016

This is one of the largest collections of Victorian homes in the nation, top restaurants, beautiful park and nice walk-around area. You will not be disappointed, also look up when they have their...

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Beautiful and big
Reviewed By Nancy H July 2016

This is an inner city park, but it is large enough to play many hide-and-seek type games. There is a playground (in the direct sun during summer mornings), a number of statues, beautiful trees and...

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