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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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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Nice place for a walk
Reviewed By Susan J July 2017

Nice little park to walk off dinner or stop off for a drink or dessert. Nice close to a day in St. Louis.

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Beautiful area in St Louis
Reviewed By 242sherryt May 2017

This historic area is being preserved and taken care of by the people that love our city, I am so impressed every time I visit. I love this place.

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