Late last summer the Archives posted an essay entitled “Trouble In Paradise: Swekosky – The Early Years” https://lafayettesquare.org/1921-swekosky-in-his-early-years-trouble-in-paradise/ In brief review, an amorous young dentist from Preston Place in Lafayette Square got himself in deep water with the ladies. We left him in 1923, bankrupt, alone, and difficult to track. Forward seventeen years to September […]
A tour through the challenges facing a growing city in dealing with its own waste.
Walk around the grotto or rock garden in Lafayette Park, and you’ll find some history in all that rock work.
From 1970, you’ll recognize how much preservation counts for neighborhood stability in Lafayette Square. You could draw this all the same way today!
This founding father of the rebirth of Lafayette Square never even owned a car, preferring the bus for trips around the country or town.