Roumain Building

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 concrete. Architects were Favrot Architects and there are maps and floor plans on record. The building is six stories in height and contains 30,000 square feet. The building is significant as one of the three major office buildings in the downtown area.

(Architectural and Historical Survey of Downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana – July 1984)