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
Part four of our visit to the German House finds the St Louis Symphony hard at work. Shhh… let’s listen in.
Say what you will of 2345 Lafayette Avenue – that old building could jump!
In this episode we resume piecing together the mystical story of a four story building at 2345 Lafayette Avenue. Here, we take a walk in faith along an assortment of entrepreneurial pathways to Heaven, when the instruments of salvation chose to land at the St Louis House and gathered up wool from the local […]