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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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Concerts in the Park

The silence was deafening in 2020. We all felt it and knew why, but, having boomeranged back to St. Louis after being gone for four years, moving back into the…

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History

1995 – Ruth Weighs In On A Lafayette Square Milestone

Some timeless reminiscences of the early turnaround of Lafayette Square, from one who knew.

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1984 – Restorationist Holiday Cheer From Lafayette Square

These weren’t always doll houses, y’know… Written by one who knows that tough folks manage to laugh through tough times

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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…

Read More >>
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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