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La. Treasures: West Monroe’s Antique Alley (2019)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-02-15

Duration: 00:04:24

Subjects: Historic buildings


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Laban, Karen Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the February 15, 2019, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” focuses on Antique Alley in downtown West Monroe. It includes an interview with Karen Laban, the owner of The Spice and Tea Exchange, who discusses the origins of Antique Alley, the history of the buildings, and the different types of stores available. Host: James Fox-Smith