111 Park Place- The Ball Family

Park Place Drive is a lovely circular loop nestled in the corner of Texas Avenue and Masonic Drive. This development called the Park Place Addition came on to the residential housing scene in 1938 and was advertised as the only exclusive residential addition in the city of Alexandria. The area was zoned for no commercial... Continue Reading →

Learning to Love Louisiana Life!

Moving to Louisiana?  You and I need to talk!  They say the seasons of the year are even different in Louisiana.  Most people have Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter.  We have Carnival, Snoball, Football, and Crawfish Seasons. I moved here from Texas in 2000 and suffered severe culture shock.  As it goes, I was more... Continue Reading →

2736 George’s Lane

Long before George's Lane was known by this name, it was considered to be an extension of Vance Avenue and even later as Park Road. Even today, the area is synonymous with class and sophistication. The Dr. Paul King Rand Family The featured residence of this article was constructed after two young people found each... Continue Reading →

2301 Albert Street

2301 Albert Street is the perfect starter home for small families, or great for anyone that want to spread out without feeling overwhelmed! Read more about the families that called Albert St one of their first homes.

The Oak Hill House

At this time he was employed by the Nona Mills Lumber Company as a company attorney and was able to build their home at 300 South 8th Street in the growing town of Leesville.

The French Family at 1220 Blythe Avenue

1904 Sylvester’s Map of Alexandria, Louisiana shows the undeveloped area that would later become the portion of Blythe Avenue in which the subject house of this article is located (the section labeled H.H. White to the left of Polk Street). In 1904, The Town Talk newspaper described the new addition called the Kilpatrick Addition. This... Continue Reading →

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