Some reading required – well worth the investment if you want to know about Joe Jr, the St Louis Browns, and the temperance movement in old St Louis.
The Anheuser Busch Biergarten is a distant echo from the German beer gardens of the 19th century. We hosted two in Lafayette Square, and they really had it going on. Here’s the story of Schnaiders Garden.
St Louis Metro Police on the trail of a purloined plant, in this true crime tale from 1988.
A complex tale of a park, two German landscapers, and their diverging fates in the history books.
The soleful tale of the largest shoe manufacturer in Lafayette Square…and the world.
Shining a light on an accomplished pair of doers from Lafayette Square in the 1880’s – the Pulsifers of Kennett Place.
House restorers are odd birds, though rightly celebrated here in Lafayette Square. Here’s a handy identification guide from Elaine Viets in 1989.
Three young German rebels come to America, migrate to Lafayette Square, and proceed to rock journalism in the late 1800’s.
Here’s the story of how 20 small birds built their legacy in Lafayette Park.
You won’t find such an array of styles within a single building material as with St Louis City and brick