BUILDING INVENTORY
Mon Mar 09, 2015

707 Florida Victory Park TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 57,099 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 4 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1932 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE Theme: Community Development and Governmental Architecture Level of Significance: Local and State Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE The U. S. Government acquired the property on which the Federal Building and U. S. Courthouse now stands in 1931… Read more »

700 Laurel Street Victory Park TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE:15,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 2 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1939 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: Theme: Community Development and Public Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE The old Public Library building is currently leased from the city by the Capital Area United Way. It is a major landmark… Read more »

500 Main Street Devall Town; Block 9, Lot l, and part of Lot 12 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 13,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 2 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: c. 1880 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE Theme: Commercial Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE 74 Although extensive documentation on the building is lacking, it is considered to be… Read more »

356/358 Third Street Devall Town; Block 6, Lot 1 and part of Lot 12 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 19,200 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 3 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1906 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE Theme: Commercial Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE Henry Fuqua purchased the property in July 1905, from George Hill for the sum of $25,000, “for… Read more »

Fri Mar 06, 2015

Main and Fourth Streets Grass Town; Block 4, Lot 3 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 44,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 1 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1853-1856 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE Theme: Religious Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE The land on which St. Joseph’s Cathedral is now built was acquired from Don Antonio de Gras, one of Baton… Read more »

427 Laurel Street Devall Town; Block 8, Lot 4 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE:20,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 2 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1924 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: Theme: Community Development and Public Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE The history of organized fire-fighting in Baton Rouge dates to 1825 when a bucket brigade was organized, according… Read more »

455/465 Third Street Devall Town; Block 4, part of Lot 11 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 56,800 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 4 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1888 and 1889 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE Theme: Commercial Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE Since 1811 the property at the corner of Riverside Mall and Main Street was owned by Henry… Read more »

343/345 Third Street Devall Town; Block 3, Lot 10 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 30,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 6 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1912 or 1913 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: Theme: Commercial Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE The building was built in the period 1912-1913 at a cost of $150,000. Construction was of steel and reinforced… Read more »

236/238 Third Street Hickey Duncan Mather Town; Block 3, part of Lot 1 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 5,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 2 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: early 20th c. ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE Theme: Commercial Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: SIGNIFICANT The historical significance of the property is its use as a banking institution. Its architectural significance… Read more »

340 Florida Boulevard Hickey Duncan Mather Town; Block 3, Lot 4 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1912 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 2 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1912 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE Theme: Commercial Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE The building was constructed by A. E. Rabenhorst in 1912, and is one of the oldest remaining commerical… Read more »

701 North Boulevard Hickey Town; Block 7, Lot 5 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 35,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 1 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1926 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE Theme: Religious Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: MAJOR SIGNIFICANCE The Gothic Revival style gives The First Presbyterian Church an impressive image. The historical significance derives from it being a… Read more »

150 Riverside Mall Gilbert-Leonard Town; Block 3, Lot 1 and part of Lot 2 TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE:92,000 NUMBER OF FLOORS: 12 DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1921 ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: NA Theme: Commercial Architecture Level of Significance: Local Classification: SIGNIFICANT The building was the home of the Louisiana Trust and Savings Bank from 1921 to 1925… Read more »