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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Files House

Historic Site

 

— Shreveport —

 
Files House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
1. Files House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1921 by prominent attorney John Bennett Files. Designed by noted Shreveport architect Edward Fairfax Neild, Mr. Files’ son-in-law. Outstanding example of pure Mediterranean Revival Style.
 
Erected by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 32° 29.161′ N, 93° 44.982′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and Wilkinson Street, on the right when traveling south on Fairfield Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2650 Fairfield Avenue, Shreveport LA 71104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walker House (within shouting distance of this marker); Robinson Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Trimble House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bliss-Hoyer House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thornhill (about 500 feet away); Pine Wold
Files House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
2. Files House and Marker
(about 600 feet away); Barret Place (about 700 feet away); Josh Logan Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
More about this marker. The Highland Area Partnership of Shreveport spearheaded the effort to place the signs. Bob Marak designed the signs, the Shreveport City sign shop produced them, Eric J. Brock (historian in Shreveport) wrote the texts. This marker program was sponsored by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau and was coordinated by Eric J. Brock, local historian, and Robert J. Marak The project included many historic sites already marked by the state of Louisiana and resulted in 142 markers placed in the Shreveport-Bossier area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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