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Thirty years later, Florida Boulevard is still a no man’s land

In 1986, a group of civic leaders got together to address some of the problems in Baton Rouge that might sound familiar to residents...
Florida Boulevard Andy McCall

Some see potential in a Florida Boulevard rebirth

While Florida Boulevard faces considerable challenges, including vacant and blighted properties, below-market lease rates, unfavorable demographics, and outdated zoning codes that stymie smart growth...

Spanish Town Airbnb battle heats up as draft ordinance becomes public

Spanish Town Civic Association members are raising concerns over an ordinance draft that would regulate short-term rentals in historic neighborhoods, which they complain favors...

HerringStone’s clothing boutique moving into former Blink space

HerringStone’s, a Monroe-based women’s clothing boutique, is moving into the Corporate Boulevard space once occupied by Blink Boutique. HerringStone’s owners—sisters Debbie Herrington and Cindy Stone—represented...
Spanish Town Airbnb

Keeping Spanish Town weird in an Airbnb world

Spanish Town residents Cheryl McCormick and Derrell Cohoon recall the surly reputation the neighborhood had when they moved into their historic Fifth Street home...
Design Louisiana Associated Builders and Contractors

Design: Louisiana Associated General Contractors

Owner: Louisiana Associated General Contractors Architect: GraceHebert Architects Contractor: Stuart & Company General Contractors Cost: $2 million Completed: November 2018 Use: Headquarters office of the Louisiana Associated General Contractors Location: 666 North St. Form...
Design

Design: David E. Roberts Center for Economic Development

Owner: Baton Rouge Area Chamber Architect: WHLC Architecture Contractor: Milton J. Womack Cost: $3.5 million Completed: August 2018 Use: Headquarters of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and a resource for the...

Microtel Inn & Suites sells for $2.6M

The Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham on Rieger Road, off I-10 at Siegen Lane, was recently sold for some $2.6 million, according to...

It’s official: Baton Rouge multifamily sector is overbuilt, especially near LSU

If you’ve noticed all the recent construction south of LSU around Burbank and Nicholson drives and thought to yourself that the student housing market...
River District Nicholson Corridor

The unfulfilled infill promise of The River District

The long expanse of land straddling oak-lined Nicholson Drive is by now supposed to be a vibrant, mixed-use development, not only linking LSU to...

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