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.
Matches and Piano Music? Sounds incongruous, but opportunity was where you found it in Lafayette Square
Some timeless reminiscences of the early turnaround of Lafayette Square, from one who knew.
The awareness of social ills and the burgeoning womens movement of the early 20th century found common cause in the drive to give city babies a cool nights sleep in sultry St Louis. Read it here.
A look back at historical parallels between mating rituals in Lafayette Square and Dogpatch USA in 1977.
Victorian thrills abound in the wintertime at Lafayette Park. Sharpen your skates and let’s get cracking!
These weren’t always doll houses, y’know… Written by one who knows that tough folks manage to laugh through tough times
Between the current 2017 and 2021 Park Avenue addresses once sat the home of a man destined to become one of America’s wealthiest. Here’s the William Edenborn story.
Dr. William Swekosky became locally renowned as the “pallbearer of old mansions”, but his career got off to a rocky start over affairs of the heart.