Two noteworthy riverboat captains not only shared a neighborhood, but the same corner here; one on the Lafayette side, one on the Mississippi side.
Some old things are gone and others remain. This is a tribute to the Greensfelder memorial overlooking a blank space in Lafayette Park
From the big bang of a supernova to little ol’ Lafayette Square. Here’s the second tale of our Iron Men.
A tale of men, music, war and merriment; featuring river cruises, drunken campouts and banging on anvils for an appreciative audience. What else could you possibly be looking for?
A recollection of a special year in the neighborhood, followed by an invitation to come get paint on you this Fall.
Ornamental iron was big business in St Louis in the late 1800’s. A family with many connections to Lafayette Square made hay with iron. You can find their name on storefronts all South City.
Some timeless reminiscences of the early turnaround of Lafayette Square, from one who knew.
A look back at historical parallels between mating rituals in Lafayette Square and Dogpatch USA in 1977.
These weren’t always doll houses, y’know… Written by one who knows that tough folks manage to laugh through tough times
An indignant man tries to beat the same system that beat him at every turn. He still loses.