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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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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I walked through the park and it was nice
Reviewed By DianeC98 November 2018

I was walking to Cherokee Street to see all of the shops there and the GPS took me through this park. There is a pond and walking paths. Ducks.Not much else that I could tell. It was nice.

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An architectural treasure!
Reviewed By birdman09 August 2018

I was on an historic architecture road trip and Lafayette Square didn't disappoint. It was a thrill to walk that square to experience all the magnificent homes from roughly 1860 to 1890.

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