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SOUTHDOWNS PARADE SET TO ROLL

February 10, 2014

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  Southdowns Parade is ready to roll on Friday February 28th at 7PM. This (26th annual) neighborhood parade is perfect for families and children of all ages. The parade has grown larger each year especially since there has been a wave of long-term residents moving to the area. The parade begins on Hyacinth Ave. east […]

The future of ONE LAKESHORE PLACE

July 15, 2013

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As a former tenant of One Lakeshore Place in Baton Rouge, LA,  I have mixed emotions about the news for the future of this complex.  I lived at the complex a total of eight years(4 years while I attended LSU and another 4 years after I moved back to Baton Rouge from Hammond, LA). For […]

HISTORIC SOUTHDOWNS

February 24, 2013

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Robin Johnson posing on the front steps of her home at 1265 Stephens Ave. Southdowns 70808 Photo Courtesy of Andy Johnson SOUTHDOWNS  ESTABLISHED: 1923 NUMBER OF HOUSES: Depends on who’s naming the neighborhood’s boundaries but about 750. DESCRIPTION: State of mind. A neighborhood of older residents, young professionals and students bounded roughly by Perkins Road, […]

REZONING SKILLMAN PROPERTY: SOUTHDOWNS

January 20, 2013

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If you don’t live in Southdowns you may have been inclined to chalk up the recent battle over a property owner’s requested zoning change as just another neighborhood land-use dispute. But the brouhaha surrounding Ben Skillman’s property raises interesting questions about the city’s new land-use plan, FuturEBR: how it defines a residential neighborhood and what […]

1507 S Eugene Zeeland Place

November 29, 2011

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Minutes from Southdowns this is  a rare find! On St. Patrick’s Day route, this house has location, charm, and so much more. Driving up you realize how special this home is. The home has been well cared for and newer updates include architectural shingle roof, A/C and heat inside and out, blown insulation in the […]

4750 Mimosa St SOUTHDOWNS

October 15, 2011

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Minutes from LSU this beautiful Southdowns cottage that is move-in ready. Roof is 3 years old and front parking spaces have been added recently. Enter the front door and notice the gleaming hardwood floors and natural light. Living room/kitchen area is open and great for entertaining complete with snack bar. Formal dining room just off […]

Balloons Overhead

August 5, 2011

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Well it’s that time of year again.  The Pennington Balloon Championship is in full swing in Baton Rouge and Southdowns residents (a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA) should grab their coffee, head outside with their cameras and look overhead.  This event comes to YOU!!!  These few summer mornings, you’ll want to endure the warm temperatures as uncountable balloons fly over Southdowns boasting every color […]