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Support the LSRC when you shop at Amazon!

Great news – the Lafayette Square Restoration Committee is registered with Amazon Smile to earn a donation for a fraction of the price of each item purchased. Amazon Smile is…

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History

1994 – The Street Names Of Lafayette Square

A tidy little compendium of how Lafayette Square streets got their names.

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1967 – Tales From Two Lafayette Square Pharmacies

Lafayette Square is conveniently located. You can reach three different interstate highways, headed to who-knows-where, within a couple of minutes. If you want to access I-44 West, about 200 feet…

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1971: The Lafayette Square Restoration Plan

The New York Times of May 27, 2021 has a fascinating study into the long term social and economic costs of America’s drive to accommodate the automobile after World War…

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Lafayette Park

1903: The Lafayette Park Photo Collection

Today’s feature is a recently discovered group of about 45 images of Lafayette Park, taken sometime after the great tornado of 1896. Note the small trees reestablishing the park canopy.…

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2020: Lafayette Park Ferns – Of Fiddleheads and Rabbit Holes

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…

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Earth Day In Lafayette Park

As the Google Doodle of the day below reminds us, this is Earth Week and Thursday was Earth Day (40th in all, I think.) Lafayette Park celebrated the planting of…

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Lafayette Square Restoration Committee

Champagne Bottles and Glasses

The New Year: Joyfully on Time.

New Year’s Resolutions – lose weight, stop smoking, save money. Does anyone actually keep these resolutions? According to Forbes, less than 25% keep their resolutions after 30 days and only…

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Lafayette Square House Decorated for Holidays

I truly can’t wait to see all your decorations around the neighborhood!

I don’t decorate for the holidays. There. I said it.  I know it’s the most wonderful time of the year and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and…

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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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