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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A Park to be Proud Of
Reviewed By NXTTRP May 2019

We met friends at Lafayette Square to walk, talk and catch up. We are all familiar with the area, we chose to meet here due to proximity to our eventual lunch destination. Certainly LS doesn’t show...

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Beautiful architecture, beautiful park!
Reviewed By Alexis B January 2019

Lafayette Park is beautiful. The homes around the square are among the most beautiful homes in St. Louis! And the park in the square is lovely as well. We were visiting St. Louis this past weekend...

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Christmas Lafayette Square Parlor Tour
Reviewed By StLouieSue2016 December 2018

Thank you to all of the gracious homeowner's who shared their beautiful historic homes with the public for the 49th year in a row. We will be making this a holiday tradition to visit this lovingly...

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