Casting a look back a hundred years in St Louis history, it requires little effort to find a subject with deep roots in Lafayette Square, whose tale is well worth retelling. Here’s the story of the 32nd mayor of St Louis, Henry W. Kiel. The St Louis Post-Dispatch conducted a survey of its readers in […]
A tidy little compendium of how Lafayette Square streets got their names.
Hey, hey; the house tour’s today! Welcome to the Lafayette Square Holiday House Tour!
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…
A recollection of a special year in the neighborhood, followed by an invitation to come get paint on you this Fall.
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.
Here’s the big wind-up to our six episode treatment of the German House/St Louis House. Hold on to your seats – there’s a lot to cover here!
Rolling along with a history of German House/St Louis House. Here, an examination of the rise and fall of bowling in Lafayette Square