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The East Baton Rouge Parish Historic Preservation Commission was established by the Metropolitan Council in August, 2004. The Historic Preservation Commission is considered a part of the planning functions of City-Parish government, and is administrated by the staff of the Office of the Planning Commission.

The goals of the East Baton Rouge Parish Historic Preservation Commission are:

Protect, enhance, and perpetuate resources that represent distinctive and significant elements of the city’s historical, cultural, social, economic, political, archaeological, and architectural identity;

Insure the harmonious, orderly, and efficient growth and development of the City-Parish;

Strengthen civic pride and cultural stability through neighborhood conservation;

Stabilize the economy of the City-Parish through the continued use, preservation, and revitalization of its resources;

Protect and enhance the city’s attractions to tourists and visitors and the support and stimulus to business and industry thereby provided;

Promote the use of resources for the education, pleasure and welfare of the people of the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge;

Provide a review process for the preservation and appropriate development of the City-Parish resources.

Historic Preservation Commission Members

John Sykes, Chairman

Susannah Bing, Vice Chairman

William “Bill” Huey

Whitney Cooper

William "Willie" Fontenot

Ana Forbes

Uyuho Eduok
 

Local Historic Districts

Drehr Place Local Historic District Designation Report and Design Guidelines This document is in PDF format.  Download the free viewer from www.adobe.com

Drehr Place Historic Building Survey This document is in PDF format.  Download the free viewer from www.adobe.com

Spanish Town Local Historic District Designation Report and Design Guidelines This document is in PDF format.  Download the free viewer from www.adobe.com

Spanish Town Local Historic District Building Survey This document is in PDF format.  Download the free viewer from www.adobe.com


Local Historic Landmarks

St. Joseph’s Academy Local Historic Landmark Designation Report This document is in PDF format.  Download the free viewer from www.adobe.com

Pastime Restaurant Local Historic Landmark Designation Report This document is in PDF format.  Download the free viewer from www.adobe.com

Longwood Plantation Local Historic Landmark Designation Report This document is in PDF format.  Download the free viewer from www.adobe.com
 

For information on the Historic Preservation Commission, please contact Carrie Broussard at CBroussard@brgov.com.