Sometimes a three story hotel on a conspicuous corner will simply disappear. Here’s the story of one in Lafayette Square.
Two noteworthy riverboat captains not only shared a neighborhood, but the same corner here; one on the Lafayette side, one on the Mississippi side.
Being around the house isn’t so bad…think of all the trouble you might be avoiding.
A convenient feature of living in Lafayette Square is that you can be on three different interstate highways, headed to who-knows-where, within a couple of minutes. If you want to hit I-44 west, which is about 200 feet from the on-ramp to I-55 south, you hang your turn immediately past the corner of 18th Street […]
From the big bang of a supernova to little ol’ Lafayette Square. Here’s the second tale of our Iron Men.
A little interaction with some trees in Lafayette Park.
Enjoy a virtual walk around Lafayette Park in early 1900’s.
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?
Lafayette Square got a reputation as St. Louis’ hands-off park in the late 1800’s. Genteel yes, but fun….well, you be the judge.
A recollection of a special year in the neighborhood, followed by an invitation to come get paint on you this Fall.