Thu Mar 26, 2015

702 River Road During the past year, Capitol Park Welcome Center has played host to over 10,000 attendees for meetings, seminars, training workshops, and press conferences for state agencies and non-profit organizations. Now, private entities also can hold their functions here. Policies and reasonable charges can be obtained by contacting Capitol Park Welcome Center staff… Read more »

660 North Fourth Street The facility features thematic exhibits on the diverse aspects of Louisiana history, industry, and culture. The Capitol Park Museum, a Louisiana State Museum located in Baton Rouge’s houses two permanent exhibits, entitled Grounds for Greatness: Louisiana and the Nation and Experiencing Louisiana: Discovering the Soul of America. Both highlight those aspects… Read more »

900 N. Third St. The tallest capitol in the U.S., the building is 450 feet high with 34 floors. The Louisiana State Capitol Building was completed after only 14 months in 1932 and stands on a 27-acre tract. The building cost a modest $5 million to complete. Tremendous symbolism is evident throughout the inside and… Read more »

959 N. Third St. The Pentagon Barracks is a complex of buildings located at State Capitol Drive at River Road in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the grounds of the state capitol. The site has been used by the Spanish, French, British, Confederate States Army, and United States Army and was part of the short-lived Republic… Read more »

502 North Blvd. The Old Governor’s Mansion was built in 1929 by the “Kingfish,” Huey P. Long. The Mansion served as Executive Residence from 1930 until 1963 and housed nine of Louisiana’s governors including Earl K. Long and the “singing governor,” Jimmie Davis. The Old Governor’s Mansion is a historic house museum listed on the… Read more »

1885 N. Third St. As part of the State Capitol Master Plan, the Livingston Building incorporates a historic Art Deco character within a modern governmental facility. Accommodating the 475-person Department of Justice, the seven-story structure addresses the scale of adjacent buildings with multiple massing setbacks. The landscaped entry plaza, monumentally scaled entry colonnade, and formal… Read more »

627 N. Fourth Street The Iberville Building, an approximately 270,000 square foot, 9-story office building in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana sits on the site where the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources was located until its implosion in 2003. The building houses the Louisiana Department of Social Services and is a part of the Louisiana Capitol… Read more »

1201 N. Third Street Named after William Charles Cole Claiborne, who was elected governor of Louisiana in 1912. Groundbreaking occurred on December 13, 1999, and the building officially opened on May 9, 2002 1201 North Third Street, between River Road and Third Street, across the street from Casino Rouge. TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE:476,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS:… Read more »

1051 N. Third Street TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 120,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 6 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION:1938 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: NA The State Capitol Annex building is located on the grounds of the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was designed by Edward F. Neild, architect, and features exterior granite panels interspersed with floral… Read more »

2045 N. Third St. Riverview Condominiums is located in downtown Baton Rouge. It is a 107-unit gated property with lots of amenities including pool, clubhouse, and security cameras. TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE:100,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 4 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: NA

500 Laurel TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE:30,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 6 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1950’S ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: Built in the late 1950s as the Union Federal Savings & Loan building and designed by architect A. Hays Town. Developers Dyke Nelson and David Weinstein are investing $2.5 million into renovating the 30,000 square foot building to… Read more »

214 Third Street Very unique one-of-a-kind mixed use retail/office space available for lease in very well-known renovated historic building in Downtown Baton Rouge. Walking distance from Third St., the Capitol, the new 19th Judicial Courthouse and the newly constructed Town Square. Additional storage is available in the basement space. TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 18,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS:… Read more »