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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

Using The Lafayette Square Searchable Archives

A benefit to living in Lafayette Square is our searchable archives, full of neighborhood information and history, down to the house and street and year, and who’s who and why,…

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1896: The Stable History of 1717 Park Avenue

The Meyerkord building at 1717 Park Avenue houses various law firms and is for sale. I’ve walked past and pondered the motto, “A Legacy of Legal Innovation,” wondering how innovation…

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2020: The Big Dig In Lafayette Square

Out walking the dog this morning, I was stunned by a discovery at the dig site for the new apartments along Chouteau Avenue. Here’s what it was… Praxair is a…

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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

Help Support Fountain Park Plaza

By Mary Visintainer The middle of the business district along Park Avenue was once home to Goldstein’s South Side Auto Salvage Yard and a variety of warehouses. The junkyard, surrounded…

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Capital Improvements Update

By Matt Negri Throughout the gloomy winter and spring, the LSRC has been working on many capital improvements. One of the most recent improvements involves a 200-plus foot stretch of Truman Parkway…

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Business Spotlight: Hamilton Hospitality

What are the names of your businesses?  Eleven Eleven Mississippi, Vin de Set, PW Pizza, Moulin Events & Meetings, Grand Petite Market, 21st Street Brewers Bar, Charleville Tavern and soon-to-be…

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