Spanish Town is a historic district around Spanish Town Road in Baton Rouge, the capital city of Louisiana. Spanish Town was commissioned in 1805 when Baton Rouge was under the control of the Spanish government...and is believed to be the oldest neighborhood in Baton Rouge. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The community and surrounding subdivisions serve as"living history" by having an assembly of surviving structures ranging in date from 1823 to 1975. The oldest structure is the Pino House (built 1823). This diverse community in the heart of downtown Baton Rouge near the State Legislature and LSU is home to artists, writers, musicians, actors, students, teachers, physians, politicians, and attorneys. As part of its heritage, Spanish Town hosts one of the more famous Mardi Gras parades in Baton Rouge.
Available for Sale. Near Louisiana State legislature, this would make a great congressional of legal 0ffice. Also, easily convertable to a Duplex. Historic, acadian style building ready for a 2nd story. Could Structure for this home located in the downtown historic area has been updated. The foundation has been raised 2 feet; has new piers and footings; is structurally able to support an additional 900 square foot upstairs addition, if desired. This property could be a single family home, a duplex, or an office for legal, legislative, etc., when it is completed.