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1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.,
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Property Description

The Charpentier (French for “carpenter”) Historic District stands in homage to the carpenter architects who freely designed as they built, creating a unique Lake Charles–style. The district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including 40 blocks of buildings, complete with extravagant homes and mansions. The district also includes the Central School Arts & Humanities Center with the Mardi Gras Museum, art galleries and a theatre for performing arts.

Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Rate Information
  • Free Admission
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages