215 rue Gordon Street

605 E Vermilion 215 Gordon

605 E Vermilion St; ca. 1925.  On this side of the street, from Gordon Street to Lamar Street, started the Colored Area with  Creole of colored houses, African American and a few Cajun or Lebanese businesses. 


605 E Vermilion

605 E Vermilion St; ca. 1925. This bungalow is a single dwelling featuring elements of the Craftsman style. It is a one-story building set on concrete piers and clad in wood siding. The main roof is a front gable covered in metal. A partial-width porch is supported by four square columns. Craftsman elements include exposed rafter tails and battered porch columns on low masonry piers. Other architectural elements include single-hung, 4-over-4 wood windows and partially glazed wood doors. This building retains integrity of location, setting, design, materials, workmanship, feeling, and association.


602 E Vermilion

602 E Vermilion St. Norse Distributors; ca. 1950. This is a commercial one-storybuilding set on concrete piers and clad in wood siding. The main roof is a front gable covered in metal. The porch is an added covered entry stoop.




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