Charming garden district home with tons of original features and in tip-top condition. The living room is very large and features a wood burning fireplace with a gas starter. Pass through antique reclaimed wood doors from a historic church to enter the dining room. The kitchen features all new stainless steel appliances and a built... Continue Reading →
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 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.
Parquet wood floors, broken tile patios, and pastel colored bathrooms - oh my! Read more about how 108 Heyman Lane is an iconic midcentury ranch home.
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 Valentine House at 2220 Jackson Street, Alexandria, Louisiana The first residents of record in this charming 3 bedroom, 3 bath craftsman style home were John T. Valentine and his wife Grace Treadwell Valentine. We see them mentioned at this address in the 1926 Alexandria, Louisiana City Directory just after the land was purchased along... Continue Reading →
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 →
Dorothy Hylton Prosser was born in Louisiana in the year 1894. At 21, she married Dr. Eaton Kittredge Sims, a man twice her age in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana. They were married nine years before Dr. Sims passed away in 1924. The couple had three children together in addition to children that he had from a previous marriage.
In 1919, Gehr Construction Company announced the construction of Fifty Nifty Bungalows "on Bolton Avenue, Polk Street, and other beautiful residential streets." These bungalows were advertised to maximize room space because they are all built with closets to accomodate Murphy-In-A-Dor beds. In 1901 Polk Street, although remodeling has been done to alter the original floor... Continue Reading →