the Historic Preservation Commission
The mission of the East Baton Rouge Parish Historic Preservation Commission is to promote the preservation of the historic resources of the parish through the designation of individual properties and communities that have architectural, historical, or cultural value and should therefore by preserved for the benefit of the parish's people.
The Historic Preservation Commission serves in advisory capacity only in recommending landmark and historic district designations, prepares and maintains inventory of all property within its jurisdiction, and recommends to the Metropolitan Council specific places, districts, sites, buildings, etc. to be designated as historic properties.
Click here for information regarding local and national historic districts, including maps and design guidelines
Click here for information regarding local and national historic landmarks, including designation reports
the Baton Rouge Historical City maps web application
The Baton Rouge Historical City Maps web application is a joint project between the Department of Information Services and the East Baton Rouge Parish Library to celebrate the 200 year anniversary of the founding of the City of Baton Rouge.
the baton rouge landmarks story map
The Historic Places web application Map
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The Historic Places web application displays the locations of historic markers, landmarks, cemeteries, and districts in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. The City of Baton Rouge annexation history is also presented in the map.