Most Endangered Properties

Since 1999, the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation has maintained the Louisiana’s Most Endangered Properties List, and advocated to save these threatened sites.

Please help us identify threatened historic buildings and sites across our state by completing a nomination form.  Sites are selected based on their historic integrity and the likelihood to bring about a positive resolution to their situation or to those of similar sites.

If you would like more information about any site that is currently endangered, please contact LTHP.


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Louisiana’s Most Endangered Properties List

Since 1999 | updated: January 2019

NameCity/CommunityParishYear ListedSavedEndangeredLostImage
B. Lemann and Bros. BuildingDonaldsonvilleAscension2003
Epps HouseLecompteAvoyelles1999✔️
Beauregard Parish JailDeRidderBeauregard 2007-08✔️
Gibbs HouseGibslandBienville2005-06✔️
Ogilvie-Wiener HouseShreveportCaddo2009-10✔️
Calanthean Temple BuildingShreveportCaddo2001
Ogilvie Grocery BuildingShreveportCaddo2009-10
Bridges-McKellar HouseShreveportCaddo2007-08
McNeill Street Pumping StationShreveportCaddo1999
Four Frescoes at the Louisiana State Exhibit MuseumShreveportCaddo2000✔️
Andress Motor Company BuildingShreveportCaddo2011-12✔️
Arlington HotelShreveportCaddo2011-12
B'Nai Zion TempleShreveportCaddo2011-12
Henderson Iron WorksShreveportCaddo2011-12✔️
Mutual BuildingShreveportCaddo2011-12✔️
Ardis-Johnson BuildingShreveportCaddo2011-12✔️
Old Galilee Baptist ChurchShreveportCaddo2011-12✔️
Rubenstein's BuildingsShreveportCaddo2011-12
Shotgun style house on Caddo StreetShreveportCaddo2011-12✔️
Standard Brands BuildingShreveportCaddo2011-12✔️
Sprague Street House (last of the row)ShreveportCaddo2015✔️
690 JordanShreveportCaddo2015✔️
Hamilton Terrace SchoolShreveportCaddo2014✔️
R.S. Barnwell Garden and Art CenterShreveportCaddo2014✔️
Lorraine BridgeHayesCalcasieu2003✔️
Schepis Museum BuildingColumbiaCaldwell2003✔️
Sabine Pass Light HouseSabine PassCameron2002
Mansfield State Historic SiteMansfieldDeSoto2002✔️
Baton Rouge Magnet High SchoolBaton RougeEast Baton Rouge2007-08✔️
Old State Capitol FenceBaton RougeEast Baton Rouge2004✔️
Lutheran CemeteryBaton RougeEast Baton Rouge2004✔️
Union Tank Car Dome BuildingZacharyEast Baton Rouge2001
Heidelberg Hotel/Capitol HouseBaton RougeEast Baton Rouge2002
LASC Outdoor Train ExhibitBaton RougeEast Baton Rouge2001✔️
Beauregard Town Historic DistricBaton RougeEast Baton Rouge1999✔️
The Center Building of the East Louisiana State HospitalJacksonEast Feliciana2002✔️
Old Baskin High SchoolBaskinFranklin2004
Vida Shaw Swing BridgeNew IberiaIberia2007-08✔️
Enterprise Plantation - Orig. Residence and Wine HouseJeaneretteIberia2004✔️
Bayou Sorrel Indian MoundBayou SorrelIberville2005-06✔️
Plaquemine LockPaquemineIverville2014✔️
Kenner High SchoolKennerJefferson2013-14
Holy Rosary InstituteLafayetteLafayette2014✔️
Merchant's Grocer CompanyLafayetteLafayette2014✔️
Jean Charles Germain Bergeron HouseThibodaux
Olla State Bank BuildingOllaLaSalle2011-12✔️
Olla Fair Exhibit BarnOllaLaSalle2011-2012✔️
Lonesome Hurst Rural Life FarmLivingstonLivingston2001✔️
Bear Lake ClubTallulahMadison2004✔️
Tallulah Airport TerminalTallulahMadison2004✔️
Old Bastrop High SchoolBastropMorehouse✔️
Oak Ridge High SchoolOak RidgeMorehouse2013-14✔️
Ruins of Alexis Cloutier/Kate Chopin HouseCloutiervilleNatchitoches2009-10✔️
Badin-Roque HouseNatchezNatchitoches2007-08
Dark Store BuildingNatchitochesNatchitoches2007-08✔️
Texas and Pacific Railway DepotNatchitochesNatchitoches2005-06✔️
Yucca House at Melrose PlantationMelroseNatchitoches2003✔️
Natchitoches National Historic Landmark DistrictNatchitochesNatchitoches2001✔️
Kisatchie Community SchoolProvencalNatchitoches2015✔️
Flora SchoolFloraNatchitoches2013-14✔️
Shushan Terminal ComplexNew OrleansOrleans2007-08✔️
Inner Harbor Navigation Lock and St. Claude Ave. BridgeNew OrleansOrleans2002✔️
Amelia Cotton Press Warehouse ComplexNew OrleansOrleans2002✔️
Sanlin BuildingNew OrleansOrleans2001✔️
Bosworth Hammond HouseNew OrleansOrleans2000✔️
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1New OrleansOrleans2000✔️
St. Louis Cemetery No. 2New OrleansOrleans2000✔️
Bradford BuildingNew OrleansOrleans2000✔️
Lower St. Charles Street Corridor of Central CityNew OrleansOrleans1999✔️
Roundtree HouseNew OrleansOrleans2014✔️
Georgia Tucker Elementary SchoolMonroeOuachita2005-06
G.B. Cooley House MonroeOuachita2005-06✔️
Historic South Grand StreetMonroeOuachita1999✔️
Miller-Roy BuildingMonroeOuachita2015✔️
E.A. Conway Memorial HospitalMonroeOuachita2014✔️
Thompson-Hargis HouseAlexandriaRapides2007-08✔️
Central Louisiana State Hospital Dairy BarnPinevilleRapides2009-10
Armour BuildingAlexandriaRapides2009-10
Shiloh Baptist ChurchAlexandriaRapides2007-08
Masonic Home for ChildrenAlexandriaRapides2009-10✔️
Skye BuildingAlexandriaRapides2009-10
Cotton Brothers Bakery/Continental Trailways BuildingAlexandriaRapides2007-08✔️
Hotel BentleyAlexandriaRapides2005-06✔️
Mt. Olivet ChapelPinevilleRapides2005-06✔️
Tioga Sawmill CommissaryTiogaRapides2002✔️
Trinity Episcopal ChurchCheneyvilleRapides2001✔️
Bennett Plantation StoreAlexandriaRapides2001✔️
Long Leaf Planer MillLong LeafRapides2000✔️
Conerly PlantationAlexandriaRapides2000✔️
Hynson-Ringgold HouseAlexandriaRapides2011-12✔️
CLECO Headquarters BuildingPinevilleRapides2014
Rosalie Plantation Sugar MillAlexandriaRapides2014✔️
Cypress Lugger Boat "Champion" St. Charles ParishSt. Charles2002✔️
Homeplace PlantationHahnvilleSt. James2001✔️
Laura PlantationVacherieSt. James2004✔️
Edgard DepotEdgardSt. John the Baptist1999
Sunset High SchoolSunsetSt. Landry2013-14✔️
Southern ClubOpelousasSt. Landry2014✔️
Dykes Log CabinKentwoodTangipahoa2004✔️
First Guaranty BankPonchatoulaTangipahoa2011-12✔️
Randal HouseHammondTangipahoa2014✔️
Wascom HouseHammondTangipahoa2014✔️
Confederate Breastworks at Burr FerryBurr's FerryVernon2003✔️
Ferguson HouseLeesvilleVernon2003✔️
Smart Plantation HouseLeesvilleVernon2003✔️
Grant Place/HomesteadPeason RidgeVernon2014✔️
Poplar Grove Plantation OutbuildingsPort AllenWest Baton Rouge1999✔️
Temple SinaiSt. FrancisvilleWest Feliciana2005-06✔️
Julius Freyhan High SchoolSt. FrancisvilleWest Feliciana2005-06✔️
St. Mary's Episcopal ChurchWeyanokeWest Feliciana2000✔️
Rosedown PlantationSt. FrancisvilleWest Feliciana1999✔️
Trudeau HouseTunicaWest Feliciana1999✔️
South LA Coastal Parishes & Hurricane Damaged SitesRemoved in 2017 - Listing too broad.
Bogalusa Coca-Cola Bottling PlantBogalusaWashington2017-18✔️
Villa de la VergneCovingtonSt. Tammany2017-18✔️
Municipal Buildings of FisherFisherSabine2017-18✔️
Old East Carroll Parish CourthouseLake ProvidenceEast Carroll2017-18✔️
Hodges GardensFlorienSabine2017-18✔️
Merryville Museum and CollectionMerryvilleBeauregard2017-18✔️
Bright-Lamkin-Easterling HouseMonroeOuachita2017-18✔️
Chenault Aviation Museum and CollectionMonroeOuachita2017-18✔️
Roque HouseNatchitochesNatchitoches2017-18✔️
New Orleans' Traditional NeighborhoodsNew OrleansOrleans2017-18✔️
Adams Bay SiteEmpire VicinityPlaquemines2017-18✔️
Old Benevolent Society BuildingSt. FrancisvilleWest Feliciana2017-18✔️