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  • Letter from the President: An Update on Security - Over the last few months, the Garden District Civic Association Board has been re-evaluating the best way to secure and protect the neighborhood using the financial resources provided by our annual dues. This process has led us to review and consider several options over the last few months.
  • Letter from GDCA President: Security in the Garden District - Letter from GDCA President Dear Garden District Resident, There has been some misinformation being spread about the state of security within the Garden District so the Garden District Civic Association (GDCA) Board would like to clarify our current position. As it stands today, we pay anywhere from $24,000 – $28,000 per year for security patrols
  • The Puryear Family Adopts 4 Month Old Luca Arden Puryear - On Monday, August 1st, the Puryear family at 1015 Park Blvd received a call from the St. Elizabeth non-profit adoption agency that a birth mother had picked them to adopt her beautiful 4 month old baby boy.
  • New Dog Stations - We love your dog just as much as you do. Thanks to your dues and the hard work of the Cub Scouts of Pack 12, there are now six dog stations located around the Garden District to make your daily walks all the better!These Dogi Pot stations offer a green solution to dog pollution, providing

Our History

The Garden District Civic Association was established in 1976 by a group of residents who had a great love for the beauty and history of the Garden District and wished to preserve it. The GDCA joins the community together through community activities, enhances the community through community projects and keeps the community informed through a neighborhood newsletter.

Our Unique Attributes

Desirable destinations nearby include BREC Park, Cane’s Dog Park, Louisiana State University, lakes with sidewalk routes, an art museum, a golf course and tennis courts.

Tradition of activism and community engagement

Within walking distance of five top schools in BR

Well-preserved residential architecture

Magnificent collection of Live Oak trees

Shared bicycle lanes connecting the Garden District to Louisiana State University

Community library boxes providing free books for trade

Our Location

Located just blocks from City Park, Downtown Baton Rouge and Louisiana State University

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Thank you to our Garden District Civic Association Corporate Sponsors. Please support these business and organizations as they support you and our neighborhood! If you would like to sign your business up to become a corporate sponsor, please click here.

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