Architectural Tour Historic District

Plaquemine’s forgotten architecture consists of some 120 structures, of varying styles.


Plaquemine is an architectural lover’s dream, with its tremendous variety of architectural styles and historical gems. The National Register District offers architectural styles made of cypress – the lumber industry’s legacy over a century ago. The forgotten architecture of Plaquemine includes Greek Revival, Romanesque Revival, Colonial Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate Style, Breaux Arts, Neo-Classical, Queen Anne Style, Dutch Influence, Bungalow, Shotgun houses-19th century, Eden Streetscape, and Main Streetscape. Ongoing restoration and rehab of private and public buildings continue to contribute to the community fabric. The best way to enjoy the beauty of downtown Plaquemines architectural gems is to take a walking tour of the area.

Wednesday: 12:00 am – 11:59 pm

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