Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Built 1925 for Saenger-Ehrlich Theatre Enterprises. Designed by architects Emile Weil and Charles G. Davis of New Orleans. Interior designed by Paul Heerwagen of Arkansas. Was flagship theatre of Saenger Amusement Co., a forerunner of Paramount. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1977.
Erected by The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 32° 30.603′ N, 93° 45.006′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on Louisiana Avenue south of Milam Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 619 Louisiana Avenue, Shreveport LA 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soul Men (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Municipal Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scottish Rite Cathedral (about 600 feet away); W Justin Gras (about 700 feet away); The Last Confederate Flag (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Texas Avenue Row (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
More about this marker. Louisiana Street is one way south at this location.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.