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The Grotto in Lafayette Park

Lafayette Park Gardens Report

By LafayetteSquare / June 4, 2018

On April 21, St. Louis University provided volunteers to Lafayette Park as part of their “Showers of Service” program. Two groups of students worked in the park. Matt Negri’s LSRC group worked in the Park…

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Beautification News: The Season Begins!

By LafayetteSquare / May 31, 2018

Linda Weiner When I moved to Lafayette Square in 1990, the neighborhood was covered with weeds, “stink” (Tree of Life) trees, broken glass bottles, abandoned tires and car batteries. Two-thirds of the homes were in…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Mike & Pat Jones

By LafayetteSquare / May 31, 2018

How many years have you lived in Lafayette Square? We have lived in Lafayette Square for a little over four years, or 28 dog years as Mike puts it! What is your occupation? Volunteers and…

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The Square Has Never Looked Better

By LafayetteSquare / September 20, 2017

Editor’s Note: We asked Linda Weiner to reflect on her time beautifying the Square after a recent comment she made that the neighborhood has never looked better. We couldn’t agree more! When I walk around…

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Volunteers Make the World Go ‘Round

By LafayetteSquare / August 22, 2015

Volunteers are an essential part of keeping our green space beautiful in Lafayette Square and building a sense of community. As we approach the end of summer, we’d like to recognize some of those who…

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