In the heart of historic Lafayette Square stands a painted lady, proud and tall in her row... yet like no other. This property offers an exciting balance between the romance of the past and a contemporary interpretation of the well-lived present. Magnificent living and entertaining areas include large formal and informal rooms adorned with beautiful moldings and fireplaces. A newly updated gourmet kitchen with built-in double refrigerator and massive island spills out onto the designer red deck. A solid masonry wall encircles the private outdoor sanctuary of passionately inspired gardens surrounding a stone pond and fountain providing the perfect space for tranquility or urban entertaining. Walkability to restaurants, cafes, shops and the park plus convenient highway access place this home in the perfect location. Please inquire for a list of updates and features too lengthy to mention, including newer systems and roof. Circa 1880, this residence is one of St. Louis' special gems!