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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Oasis in the city
Reviewed By Jay J July 2017

Beautiful neighborhood with old mansions and a nice little park in the middle not far at all from downtown St. Louis.

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Tranquility
Reviewed By RJBandRDB May 2018

This was a delightful spot for an evening's walk. It's not a large park, but great to see people out walking dogs or enjoying their families. There was one spot on a small bridge you could admire...

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Great park for walking and for seeing some large homes
Reviewed By David C May 2018

If you have time stop by this park. The homes surrounding the park are worth a drive by or even better a walk around as they are well preserved and reflect another time and place. In the park there...

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