September 23, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Shreveport Regional Arts Council
801 Crockett St.
Two Great Events – One UNcommon Day
Join Shreveport Common, Inc. (SCI), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Louisiana Dept. of Environmental Quality and Shreveport Regional Arts Council for a Shreveport Common Day with two interactive, fun community events.
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Re-Imagine 959 Texas Avenue, A Community Charette
Architects, designers, entrepreneurs, creatives, neighbors, and the community are invited to Re-Imagine 959 Texas Ave. in Shreveport Common. The American Institute for Architects and Shreveport Common, Inc. will host an information session including progress/assessment, site visit, and community charette-listening session. Be sure to attend to tell us what you want to see in the area AND learn more about a 959 Texas Ave. Design & Use Contest, including how to enter, selection criteria and deadlines.
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Re-Discover Shreveport Common Tours of Buildings and Unique New Spaces with Hop-on Hop-Off Trolley and Shuttle
Visit the historic, newly redeveloped, newly built and coming soon spaces and places in the 9-blocks of Shreveport Common. 20 buildings will be open with owners, architects and tour guides who will be on hand to tell you about the architecture, history, and future plans. Stops include Central ARTSTATION (start here), Caddo Common Park, 800 block of Texas Ave., Church of the Holy Cross, Calanthean Temple, Houses on Austen Place including Logan Mansion and the Ogilvie Wiener House (former Florentine), MS KICK Incubator Kitchen, Oakland Cemetery, Municipal Auditorium including the Grand Promenade on Elvis Presley Ave., ASEANA Gardens, The Creswell/Hamilton, UNEEDA Biscuit Artist Apts., The Strand Theatre, Andress Artists & Entrepreneur Center, 800 block of Louisiana, the old B’nai Zion building on Cotton St. See maps on our facebook page and website, ShreveportCommon.com