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Name:    Nicholson, David
Category:  Planning and Development
Description:    David Nicholson was a Scottish immigrant who became one of the City’s leading businessmen in the 1860s and 1870s. Together with other business leaders, he was an advocate for the expansion of the ralroads as a means of ensuring St. Louis’ economic vitality. Nicholson was also one of the early landowners in Lafayette Square. (Primm, 226)

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Lafayette Square



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