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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A nice side trip
Reviewed By karalynn2017 May 2018

Stopped by here to see the houses- they are beautiful, the park is pretty and kept up fairly well, better than some, but not as good as other. All in all it was a delightful walk around the park and...

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Nice park - great bird watching!
Reviewed By allifromWI March 2018

We went to Lafayette Square to see the "painted ladies" houses. I was disappointed in the houses (they weren't as interesting as I thought they would be), but this is a nice park! Lots of people...

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Great place for a run
Reviewed By 715ralphf August 2017

If you like to run this is a great place to enjoy a very beautiful and peaceful run.To run on the perimeter of the park is exactly one mile around and you won't regret the view.

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