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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

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

2013: The Wild Violet War

A cautionary tale, wherein we investigate whether violets beget violence.

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Park Projects Nearing Completion

Several years ago the voters approved a sale of bonds to improve St. Louis’ park system. The larger parks in the system got large sums (Forest Park got about half),…

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54th Annual Washington’s Birthday Commemoration

By Carolyn Willmore The Lafayette Park Conservancy held a reception for the Cornelia Greene Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution prior to their annual wreath laying. The 54th…

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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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