Sometimes a three story hotel on a conspicuous corner will simply disappear. Here’s the story of one in Lafayette Square.
A recollection of the horses that worked Park Avenue, and what they left behind.
Curious about how your house got its start? Mike Boyd of Lafayette Square has news for you.
Feeling the chill? Here’s a short story to bring a little warmth back.
Hey, Waverly Place is where you want to be, if you’re looking for land in 1859.
A tidy little compendium of how Lafayette Square streets got their names.
From the big bang of a supernova to little ol’ Lafayette Square. Here’s the second tale of our Iron Men.
Old fire insurance maps can tell you a lot about the neighborhood we inherited from another time; in this case 1903 and 1908. Read on…
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.
A range of opinion exists on the architectural buckets our buildings fall into. Perhaps stimulating the discussion, here’s a (likely also debatable) field ID guide to Lafayette Square. Have to start somewhere.