If you’ve noticed that Park Avenue is closed to traffic at Truman, and that the Plaza is under construction, you may be wondering what’s going on. Well, construction is finally underway on the environmentally-friendly improvements to the Plaza area thanks to a generous grant from MSD. Our sewer district is investing in new infrastructure in many […]
Great news – the Lafayette Square Restoration Committee is registered with Amazon Smile to earn a donation for a fraction of the price of each item purchased. Amazon Smile is a promotional program run by Amazon.com, in which Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to charitable organizations selected by you, the customer. […]
On Sunday, November 9, 2014, the Lafayette Park Conservancy hosted a Dedication Ceremony for the Kern Lakeside Pavilion. Formerly known as “the boathouse”, the Kern Pavilion has undergone a beautiful restoration. It has been renamed in honor of Maximillian G. Kern, “The Man Who Made St. Louis Beautiful”. Kern designed Lafayette Park and Forest Park; […]
It’s been 15 years since Lafayette Square residents Ted Berni and Bill Donahue merged their talents to inspire the creation of an annual antique fair to supplement the Spring House and Garden Tour. The Lafayette Square Antique Fair and Market is part of the public fundraiser for the Lafayette Square Restoration Committee, the neighborhood association […]
Time travelers and history buffs rejoice! Other than watching, or for the sentimental heart, re-watching, the “Somewhere in Time” Christopher Reeves-Jane Seymour movie, where can you spend two days strolling back in time letting your full senses appreciate life at the turn of the 20th century? Stately Victorian mansions, spectacular park gardens, plein air artists, […]
After many months of planning, meeting, editing, and hard work, the LSRC website committee is proud to unveil our beautiful new online home!