Claire Pittman

GDCA Social Activities

The Garden District Civic Association has sponsored several social activities so far this year.  A neighborhood-wide yard sale was held on March 23. Shoppers from around the metro area stopped by the neighborhood to see what goodies and oddities were available for purchase.  It was a great time once again for both buyers and sellers.

Neighborhood Walls Project

During the March GDCA annual neighborhood meeting, Daniel Esperanza with The Baton Rouge Walls Project advised members of the next planned project which was to be a mural on the side of a building at Myrtle and Perkins Road. Well, the Old South Mural is now complete. The mural covers the side of Disk Productions

Storm Drain Issues

The morning of June 6 brought unexpected amounts of rainfall to the city and the Garden District did not escape the deluge.  Streets that had never flooded before, saw feet of water pouring over the pavement into automobiles, under houses, and sadly into some homes.  The large amount of rain could not drain fast enough

July 2019 Security Update

7/2/19 at 0216 hours, Officers responded to the complaint of a suspicious vehicle in the alley near the 2100 block of Wisteria. However, there was no vehicle in the alley when Officers arrived. 7/4/19 at 1714 hours, Officers responded to the 2100 block of Cherokee Street relative to a suspicious incident. The resident reported that

Sponsor Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge

The Garden District Civic Association is privileged to have corporate sponsors who support our neighborhood Association. These sponsors provide monetary and in-kind donations to advance the mission of our Association. We are spotlighting these Corporate sponsors to make our members aware of these generous benefactors and encourage everyone to support their businesses. This month we

August Security Update

Due to the arrests made last month, Officer Stafford is pleased to report that there has been a significant decrease in calls for service regarding criminal activity in the Garden District. The decrease for criminal calls of service occurred because the burglars who frequented the Garden District have been apprehended and incarcerated. Also, she has