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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Oh La La!
Reviewed By nowpacking June 2022

What a gorgeous slice of French history! Perfect walk around beautiful Lafayette Square to see the beautiful French townhouses that line the square! Be sure to walk through the park- it is...

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My new spot!
Reviewed By RhondaM452 June 2021

Beautiful area of St. Louis. Safe, well maintained homes and stunning landscaping. Park and area are very family friendly, pet friendly and full of historic places. Great place to read , clear your...

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Beautiful With Nearby French Influences!
Reviewed By CharlieV2011 July 2020

Beautiful square! Parking is free and abundant. Get out and enjoy life and the great outdoors! The park is beautiful to get some exercise and enjoy the surroundings! The homes that border the square...

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