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
Reviewed By showmemo61 October 2018

Lafayette Square is really a neighborhood of restored French style homes that surround Lafayette Park.

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Nice Downtown City Park
Reviewed By Freeman-315 September 2018

I visited this mid-sized city park on a weekday late afternoon, finding it uncrowded but comfortably present with a few other legitimate recreationists. During my visit, there was only one transient...

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What a Gorgeous Park
Reviewed By Robert E April 2018

A great place to take a walk...read......drink a cup of coffee from locally owned coffee shop across the street. You can almost always find a wedding party for their photo shoot on any given...

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