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Northwestern State University, Women's Gymnasium, U.S. Highway 6, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA

Northwestern State University, Women's Gymnasium, U.S. Highway 6, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA

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Summary

1990 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
Significance: The Northwestern State University Women's Gymnasium, 1923, is a three story brick Jacobean Revival building located on the edge of the university campus. The exterior incorporates sixteen century architectural elements in a large rectangular mass to give the effect of a Jacobean country house. The building has been little altered since construction but has not suffered any significant loss of integrity. The Women's Gymnasium is locally significant in the area as it represents the architectural firm of Favrot and Livaudais, of New Orleans.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-128
Survey number: HABS LA-1209-A
Building/structure dates: 1923 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 84001335

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Pitts, J Michael, project manager
Louisiana State University, School of Architecture, sponsor
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Location

Natchitoches (La.)31.74434, -93.12473
Google Map of 31.7443414, -93.12472939999999
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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