1892: The Speaking Tubes Of Lafayette Square A reference to ‘speaking tubes’ appeared during a look at old real estate listings around Lafayette Square. Being from split level suburbia, I’d never heard of them. …
Sometimes a three story hotel on a conspicuous corner will simply disappear. Here’s the story of one in Lafayette Square.
2020: Lafayette Park Ferns – Of Fiddleheads and Rabbit Holes We live in a neighborhood steeped in its own history. The times change fast, but it’s comforting to consider the constants around us, and Lafayette…
A recollection of the horses that worked Park Avenue, and what they left behind.
Curious about how your house got its start? Mike Boyd of Lafayette Square has news for you.
Two noteworthy riverboat captains not only shared a neighborhood, but the same corner here; one on the Lafayette side, one on the Mississippi side.
Being around the house isn’t so bad…think of all the trouble you might be avoiding.
A cautionary tale, wherein we investigate whether violets beget violence.
From the St Louis Post Dispatch Sunday, April 19, 1970 Gerald J. Meyer of the P-D Staff Editor note: The following article is verbatim, with only the specific homeowner profiles summarized. The newspaper itself was…
What St Louis citizens once accomplished in the absence of a coordinated governmental response to a clear and present threat.