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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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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Lovely neighborhood park surrounded by historic homes and quaint shops
Reviewed By guinnessr2016 May 2020

This is a great little neighborhood to spend an afternoon in. Lovely historic neighborhood with beautiful gardens and majestic homes. The park has wide paths for walking/running a play ground for...

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