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LSRC Takes Measures to Support and Protect Neighbors and Public During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Lafayette Square Restoration Committee (LSRC) Board has been in constant communication about what measures and recommendations will best serve our community during the pandemic. To that end, we’ll be updating this post regularly with resources, announcements, and suggestions.

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LSBA springs into action with the season

By Bethany Budde-Cohen & Matt Brazelton, LSBA Co-Presidents To keep up with those beautiful May flowers, the Lafayette Square Business Association continues to bloom and spring into action, excited for…

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A Successful Year Leads To Growth for LPA

By Susan Marino, Lafayette Preparatory Academy, Executive Director Lafayette Preparatory Academy is proud to announce that just two short years after moving into our new school home in Lafayette Square,…

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History

2002: The Fall of Malcolm Bliss

Here’s an early photo from the best days of the Malcolm Bliss Psychiatric Hospital. The word “bliss” seems an interesting choice for a psychiatric health facility. As if the more…

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1892 – The Speaking Tubes Of Lafayette Square

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…

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1875 – The Lafayette Square Hotel

Sometimes a three story hotel on a conspicuous corner will simply disappear. Here’s the story of one in Lafayette Square.

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Lafayette Park

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 Park Cleanup Blitz April 10

Help Wanted.  Volunteers needed to get Lafayette Park ready for spring. Planned work days are Saturday, April 10 and Saturday, April 24 from 9:00 a.m. until noon.   Tasks include cutting back grasses…

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Bob Bischoff Memorial Bench – Please contribute

The Lafayette Park Conservancy and Lafayette Square neighborhood lost a longtime member and resident on December 23, 2020.  Bob Bischoff served as President of the Conservancy from 2007 to 2011.…

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Lafayette Square Restoration Committee

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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Lafayette Square Restoration Committee to Accept Proposals for Website Design

As one of the initiatives outlined in the newly released Strategic Plan for Lafayette Square, the LSRC has committed to a complete redesign of their website. It is encouraged for…

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LSRC Takes Measures to Support and Protect Neighbors and Public During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Lafayette Square Restoration Committee (LSRC) Board has been in constant communication about what measures and recommendations will best serve our community during the pandemic. To that end, we’ll be updating this post regularly with resources, announcements, and suggestions.

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