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 city park
Reviewed By retailtrail December 2016

One if my favorite parks to walk, take my daughter to the playground, watch the ducks, or just relax. Not only is the park beautiful but the architecture and landscaping of the surrounding homes...

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Best neighborhood in St. Louis - Beautiful!
Reviewed By RMD994 December 2016

A friend lives in Lafayette Square and every time I visited I could see myself living there. Beautiful Victorian houses, historic park, cool bars and restaurants, strong community and great...

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1865 Time Warp
Reviewed By fitzmary December 2015

Some of the best restaurants and B&B's in St. Louis. Small walkable neighborhood.Large park designed by NYC's Central Park guru planner offers nights of free outdoor music and/or old movies...you...

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