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1967 – Tales From Two Lafayette Square Pharmacies

A convenient feature of living in Lafayette Square is that you can be on three different interstate highways, headed to who-knows-where, within a couple of minutes. If you want to hit I-44 west, which is about 200 feet from the on-ramp to I-55 south, you hang your turn immediately past the corner of 18th Street […]

Henry Kiel and Daughter Edna; 1923

The St Louis Mayor From Lafayette Square – Henry W. Kiel

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 […]