Light on dark, shadow on substance, paint on rock. Give this little meditation on the surfaces of Lafayette Square a shot. It might brighten your day.
Here’s the big wind-up to our six episode treatment of the German House/St Louis House. Hold on to your seats – there’s a lot to cover here!
Celebrating 50 years of Lafayette Square! As a prelude to Lafayette Square’s 50th Annual House Tour on June 1st and 2nd, the LSRC is offering a rare opportunity to purchase house tour posters not only from the previous Spring and Garden Tours but also a number of Holiday Parlor Tours throughout the years. All years […]
Rolling along with a history of German House/St Louis House. Here, an examination of the rise and fall of bowling in Lafayette Square
Part four of our visit to the German House finds the St Louis Symphony hard at work. Shhh… let’s listen in.
Say what you will of 2345 Lafayette Avenue – that old building could jump!
In this episode we resume piecing together the mystical story of a four story building at 2345 Lafayette Avenue. Here, we take a walk in faith along an assortment of entrepreneurial pathways to Heaven, when the instruments of salvation chose to land at the St Louis House and gathered up wool from the local […]
2345 Lafayette Avenue is for sale. Our largest, newest and arguably least understood building. Tuck into the first of six essays bringing it back to life.
2345 Lafayette Avenue, at that street’s intersection with Jefferson Avenue, is one of the newest, most heavily documented, yet least understood structures in Lafayette Square. The Lafayette Square Archives has done its research to wind back the clock on Das Deutsche Haus, and serve it up […]
A look back at historical parallels between mating rituals in Lafayette Square and Dogpatch USA in 1977.