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Louisiana Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 1)

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former Carousel Lounge
Shreveport, LA

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The Carousel Lounge was built in 1963. Since at least 2007, the building housed the Fat Cats Lounge. In 2013, the business became known as the Round Bar. The original round bar is intact and still revolves. The neon on top of the sign probably featuring flashing neon. For more, see this website. [map]

former First National Bank of Shreveport parking garage
Shreveport, LA
The former First National Bank of Shreveport parking garage was built around 1973. The garage is now known as the 425 Travis St. Garage. [map]

Haverty's Furniture
Shreveport, LA
Highland View Tower Apartments
Shreveport, LA
Haverty's Furniture opened in 1968. The building now houses multiple tenants. [map]

The Highland View Tower Apartments was built in 1964 as the Fountain Tower Apartments. The apartments are shaped like pie slices. [map]

Flake House
Shreveport, LA
The round Flake House was built in 1959 for the doctor, Ernest B. Flake. [map]

Shreve City Regional Shopping Center
Shreveport, LA
The Shreve City Regional Shopping Center was built in 1961. The word "Regional" was later dropped from the name. The round building in the shopping center that now houses What's On Tap? sports bar and Daiquiri Express was part of the original shopping center. I don't know what the building housed originally. [map]

Mall St. Vincent
Shreveport, LA
The Mall St. Vincent opened in 1976. It had two anchor stores: Sears and Dillard's and about 50 smaller stores. Sears closed in 2018 but Dillard's remains open. [map]

Southgate Bowling Lanes
Shreveport, LA
The Southgate Bowling Lanes was built in 1960. It has been closed since at least 2007. However, the building is still vacant and the signs are still there. [map]