A Circa Guide to Lafayette SquareLafayette Square is a reminder of Victorian St. Louis in its most flamboyant years, the last quarter of the 19th century. Lafayette Park is the focal point of the Square, a last link to the little French settlement of 1764. It is an extension of the St. Louis Commons which was reserved for public use as pasture and farm land in the European tradition. It remains the only land within the city never under private ownership. In 1972 the city acknowledged, by ordinance, Lafayette Square as its first historic district. In 1973 the U.S. Congress placed Lafayette Square on the National Register of Historic Places. A Historic Code preserves the neighborhood for future generations to see and enjoy.
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|Total area||0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)|
|Population||6,904 (3,808 /km2)|
|Zip code(s)||Part of 63109|