Highland Restoration Association
COMING SPRING 2017
The Highland Restoration Association announces the creation of Restoration University which provides both practical and historical knowledge of restoration design, techniques and appreciation for living in and among historical homes and communities.
Restoration University courses will offer participants a hands-on approach to home ownership and preservation, led by industry professionals and staff.
Saturday, March 25 – 10:00 am – HRA presents the History of Highland.
Dr. Cheryl White, LSUS Department of History, will launch the series with a presentation entitled “Edward Jacobs: Immigrant, Businessman, Builder” Highland Center, 520 Olive St, Shreveport, LA 71104
All classes are tentatively scheduled for Saturday mornings and will last 1 to 1 ½ hours. Pre-registration is required to guarantee a seat.
Admission – Classes are free to HRA paid members and $10 for per session for non-members or three (3) sessions for $25. Become a MEMBER TODAY as a Senior ($10.00) or a single/household ($25.00) and all classes are free. Classes will be held at locations listed in the course descriptions. Everyone must register.
Make reservations and pay online to attend the sessions or become a member and join us for FREE.
Developed in the 1890s, the Highland Historic District is one of the oldest and most important residential neighborhoods in Shreveport.
Built on “high land” south of downtown, the district contains a wide variety of architectural styles, from Colonial Revival mansions and Queen Anne cottages to Romanesque churches and one of the finest collections of Craftsman bungalows and foursquares in the state.
Highland Holiday Tour of Homes
Highland Jazz and Blues Fest
Krewe of Highland Mardi Gras ball & parade
Highland Experience, and other signature celebrations that just can’t be found anywhere else.
The modern boundaries of Highland are commonly considered to be Stoner Avenue to the north, Youree Drive to the east, Kings Highway to the south, and Line Avenue to the west. Map of Historic Highland Area
Since 1977, the Highland Restoration Association (HRA) has focused on the revitalization and preservation of Shreveport’s historic Highland neighborhood.
Thank you to the wonderful businesses in Highland that continue to support our mission.
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