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.
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One if my favorite parks to walk, take my daughter to the playground, watch the ducks, or just relax. Not only is the park beautiful but the architecture and landscaping of the surrounding homes...Full Review
A friend lives in Lafayette Square and every time I visited I could see myself living there. Beautiful Victorian houses, historic park, cool bars and restaurants, strong community and great...Full Review