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Louisiana Mid-Century Modern Office Buildings

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Contemporary Family Services
Baton Rouge, LA
The Contemporary Family Services appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. I don't know if this was the original occupant. The building was vacant when this photo was taken in 2019. [map]

Anchor Marine Inc. Building
Baton Rouge, LA
The Anchor Marine Inc. Building was designed by Lionel H. Abshire & Associates and built in 1959. It now houses the Louisiana Resource Center for Education. [map]

City Market & Deli
Lake Charles, LA
This City Market & Deli opened in 2016. The building previously housed Christus St. Patrick Hospital Total Therapy. I believe it originally housed the dental office of a Dr. Herbert. The building appears to have been built in the 1960s. [map]

City Hall and Convention Center
Minden, LA
This City Hall and Convention Center building was built in 1970. [map]

City Hall
Alexandria, LA
This City Hall was designed by Barron, Heinberg, and Brocato. It was built in 1963. [map]

medical offices
Shreveport, LA
These medical offices appear to be from the 1960s. In 1971, the building was housing the Sandifer accounting firm. [map]

6003 Financial Plaza
Shreveport, LA
The 6003 Financial Plaza office building appears to be from the 1960s. However, all the real estate listings on-line say it was built in 1985. [map]

Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse
Shreveport, LA
The Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse has occupied this building since at least 2007. From at least the late 1970s through the late 1980s, Swann World Travel operated here. I don't know what business was here originally. The building is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

Dental Arts Building
Shreveport, LA
The Dental Arts Building is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

Brown/O'Neal Building
Shreveport, LA
The Brown/O'Neal Building houses medical offices. It was built in 1960 as an office building known as the Edwin Jones Building. [map]

Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 60
Metairie, LA
The Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 60 building appears to be from the 1970s. [map]

Monroe Civic Center
Monroe, LA
The Monroe Civic Center was built in 1965 and opened in 1967. It was designed by Clyde Webb of Johns & Neel. The barrel-roofed Civic Center Arena is used for concerts, circuses, rodeos, and other events. Other buildings include a conference hall, a theatre, and a convention center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Caribe Building
New Orleans, LA
The Caribe Building was designed Curtis & Davis and built in 1958. The building now houses the New Orleans Council On Aging. The concrete block appears to be the same as that used for the Brown/O'Neal Building shown directly above. For more, see this website. [map]

former Automotive Life Insurance
New Orleans, LA
The Automotive Life Insurance was designed by Nathaniel C. Curtis, Jr. and Arthur Davis. It was built in 1963. Since 2016, the building has housed the New Orleans Public Library Mid-City branch. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]