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La. Treasures: Calcasieu Parish Courthouse (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, 30.2276573, -93.2186783

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-05-12

Duration: 00:04:06

Subjects: Great Fire, Lake Charles, La., 1910 | Architecture | COURTHOUSES


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Cormier, Adley Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the May 12, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features the Calcasieu Parish Courthouse in Lake Charles, Louisiana. It includes an interview with Adley Cormier of the Lake Charles Historic Preservation Commission, who discusses the Great Fire of 1910 in Lake Charles, the building of this courthouse in 1911-1912, and the architecture of the courthouse. Host: James Fox-Smith