Dedication

Dedication

Ward Buckner and Carolyn Willmore Wardwell Buckner has been a member of the Lafayette Square community since 1974. On the 150th anniversary of the ordinance that created Lafayette Park in 2001, Ward applied for the charter that founded the Lafayette Park Conservancy...
Harriet Goodhue Hosmer Biography

Harriet Goodhue Hosmer Biography

Harriet Hosmer (1830-1908) was a famed neoclassical sculptor in the last half of the nineteenth century. She was born in Watertown, Mass in 1830 and raised by her physician father. He encouraged Harriet’s physical fitness after her mother and three siblings died...
Park Reforestation

Park Reforestation

The City of St. Louis has a limited budget and 108 other parks to manage, so the Lafayette Park Conservancy takes an active partnership role in the care of our historic neighborhood oasis. We’re fortunate to have folks from Davey Resource Group, Hansen Tree...
The Park House and Its History

The Park House and Its History

Located at Lafayette and Mississippi Avenues, the renovated historic Park House is operated by the Lafayette Square Restoration Committee. For rental information please contact: Bethany Budde, Lafayette Square Restoration Committee Call (314) 865-3522   ...
A Lafayette Park Speaker For Your Event

A Lafayette Park Speaker For Your Event

The Lafayette Park Conservancy offers several programs of interest to park lovers and history buffs. We can provide speakers with Powerpoint presentations covering: The History of Lafayette ParkMax Kern – The Man Who Made St. Louis Beautiful. Kern designed...
Park Notes

Park Notes

Park Notes is the newsletter of the Lafayette Park Conservancy. It is published semiannually, in the Spring and Fall. A subscription is free with your membership in the Conservancy. Back issues of Park Notes are archived and downloadable as pdf files below. Issue 28...