Welcome to The Square

Dominic DeMarco

With a history as vibrant and colorful as its trademark homes, Lafayette Square is the perfect intersection of past and present. Tree-lined streets and a picturesque park provide an ideal backdrop to the numerous eateries and social establishments.

The true heartbeat is our inclusive group of residents and business owners who give life to this 184 year-old neighborhood. Whether visiting for a day or calling it your home, The Square is sure to be a memorable destination for all.


CLICK HERE for the 2023 summer concert lineup! Visit our Events Calendar for fun things to do in The Square!

We Saved a Place for You

Explore: Visit, Shop, Enjoy

Our eclectic group of restaurants and shops has something for everyone. From fine dining to crafted cocktails, a day or night in The Square is sure to make your instagram feed pop.


Our welcoming and inclusive neighborhood will embrace you with charm and warmth. A community spanning generations welcomes you home!

Get Involved

The generosity of our residents and visitors has kept the neighborhood thriving for almost two centuries.With so many fun opportunities to give back, learn how you can help support The Square.

Upcoming Events

Halloween Masquerade Ball

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Holiday Parlor Tour and Holiday Market

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Featured Articles

Strategic Plan Launched November 15, 2020 (Replay of Virtual Meeting)

In early 2019 the Lafayette Square Restoration Committee voted to fund the preparation of a five year Strategic Plan for the Lafayette Square neighborhood. Input was solicited from residents, social…


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1994 – The Street Names Of Lafayette Square

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Lafayette Park

1903: The Lafayette Park Photo Collection

Looking west toward Missouri Ave. Presbyterian church to the left. Today’s feature is a recently discovered group of ...
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Neighborhood Association

Lafayette Park Gardens Report

On April 21, St. Louis University provided volunteers to Lafayette Park as part of their “Showers of Service” ...
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