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.
Light on dark, shadow on substance, paint on rock. Give this little meditation on the surfaces of Lafayette Square a shot. It might brighten your day.
Here’s something guaranteed to be better than hanging out with your nearest screen. Grab a loved one, jump in the car, and take in a few historic sites, all dolled up for the holiday season. Lafayette Square is part of this event – a coordinated effort to bring you a little more in touch with […]
By Bethany Budde-Cohen & Matt Brazelton, LSBA Co-Presidents To keep up with those beautiful May flowers, the Lafayette Square Business Association continues to bloom and spring into action, excited for a busy spring and summer season. As membership and participation continue to increase, we are excited about the direction and momentum of our neighborhood business […]
By Phil Lamczyk & Suzanne Sessions, LSRC Development Committee New Residential Construction Support of a front addition to the residence of 1609 Missouri Other Development News Development Committee is overhauling changing to our existing Standards for Design and Construction. This effort began in November 2017 and is in the finalization stages with release to the […]
By Mary Visintainer The middle of the business district along Park Avenue was once home to Goldstein’s South Side Auto Salvage Yard and a variety of warehouses. The junkyard, surrounded by a six foot corrugated sheet metal fence, emitted the smell of burning tires, the sound of dogs barking and crunching cars. Today, at the […]
By Matt Negri Throughout the gloomy winter and spring, the LSRC has been working on many capital improvements. One of the most recent improvements involves a 200-plus foot stretch of Truman Parkway south of Park Avenue. A decades old rusty chain link fence was removed, along with several weed trees, and was replaced with a black metal […]
What are the names of your businesses? Eleven Eleven Mississippi, Vin de Set, PW Pizza, Moulin Events & Meetings, Grand Petite Market, 21st Street Brewers Bar, Charleville Tavern and soon-to-be Hamilton Chop House. When was your business established? Our first restaurant, Eleven Eleven, was founded in 1993. How did you get into business? I had […]
Jack Coatar, 7thWard Alderman Fiscal year 2019 starts on July 1, 2018, which means it is time, once again, for Aldermen to decide how to allocate ward capital funds for the upcoming fiscal year. Every year, each ward receives an equal amount of money levied from a one-half cent sales tax for improvements throughout the […]