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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Beautiful area of St Louis
Reviewed By Michelle N October 2017

We stayed at an airBNB in this area of St Louis and we loved its classic character and architecture. Love all the different doors and colorful buildings. The park is beautiful and the square itself...

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Reviewed By 96terrig September 2017

I was there last week with my granddaughter, daughter & son in law. It was a fun time watching them play together. I love the fact that there is so much natural beauty in such a small park.

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Green oasis
Reviewed By rockwell121 September 2017

Just a mile or two from downtown, this park is ringed by gorgeous historic homes, some a which are B&Bs.

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