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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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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A stroll back in time
Reviewed By Teresa H August 2016

A beautiful and peaceful park to have some down time. What a bonus for the neighborhood and a pleasant reminder of what life was like in the early 20th Century.

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