Shotgun house preservation, Shreveport, Louisiana

Education Portal – Shreveport, LA

The Shreveport neighborhood known as the Bottoms was once a bustling working class neighborhood where jazz was key and shotgun houses lined every street. Now, only five shotguns remain and were threatened with demolition until Norla came to the rescue. Learn the history of this once vital area and the architecture that housed its many families.

You can also learn about current plans for preservation and adaptive re-use, and consider joining preservation efforts in 2015.

REPORTS AND DOCUMENTATION

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SELECTED READINGS

General Information

Conservation Issues

Conservation of Shotgun Houses

Methodology

Conservation of Historic Buildings

VIDEOS


IMAGES

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