Historic Lafayette Square



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.

2023 Lafayette Ave

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A Peaceful Place
Reviewed By V3818POmikem November 2023

This was a nice fall walk on a Saturday. Not too busy with mainly dog walkers in the park. You can walk the whole thing in under an hour and that is at a leisurely pace. The Gingko tree’s still had...

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Nice walk
Reviewed By pierronzollo August 2023

These are some excellent facades, but relatively quiet when compared to some of the textural antics of coeval builders in San Francisco or New York. There are quite a few duds, too, so this is no row...

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A fine park in a fine neighborhood
Reviewed By arthure877 July 2022

We had lunch at a Caribbean restaurant on Park Ave, just across the street from Lafayette Square. Both are worth a visit. The structures all around the square are some of the most attractive we saw...

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