Garden District & Hundred Oaks

Nearby, Hundred Oaks shares the Garden District’s arboreal elegance and adds sweet cottage-style homes and to the architectural crown of this regal area.

Welcome to Garden District and Hundred Oaks

Historic beauty and majestic trees shine in the heart of Baton Rouge.
Walk down the streets of the Garden District and Hundred Oaks, in Baton Rouge, and you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to a fairy tale land of whimsy and romance. Live oaks canopy the beautiful boulevards, and historic homes, many of which are registered with the National Register of Historic Places, add to the old-world charm. Turn-of-the-century architecture dazzles in the beautifully landscaped neighborhoods, with majestic magnolias and vibrant azaleas framing the historic beauty. The varied range of styles includes Tudor, Queen Anne, English Cottage, Craftsman, and Classical Revival, making house-hunting the stuff dreams are made of. Dating back to 1911, the 65 acres that comprise this lovely area began with the impressive Reiley-Reeves House, a stately Queen Anne design that set the tone for the architectural flow of this lovely area.
Nearby, Hundred Oaks shares the Garden District’s arboreal elegance and adds sweet cottage-style homes and to the architectural crown of this regal area. The vibrant floral setting has attracted its fair share of film directors, and it isn’t unusual to see the occasional movie crew catching shots of this scenic spot. Just minutes from prestigious Louisiana State University, Garden District and Hundred Oaks are also close to downtown Baton Rouge, a sophisticated bastion of arts and culture.

What to Love

  • Historic architecture
  • Majestic magnolias and live oaks
  • Proximity to Downtown and LSU
  • Charming turn-of-the-century homes

People & Lifestyle

Pristine parks and gorgeous green spaces invite leisurely strolls and afternoon picnics, while the strong golf culture makes this an ideal place to practice your swing. Beautiful homes with sprawling lawns and a serene atmosphere mean the Garden District and Hundred Oaks offer an idyllic setting for everyone from families and young professionals to retirees craving an easy lifestyle full of wild beauty.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

With an impressive collection of chef-driven restaurants and high-end boutiques, the Garden District and Hundred Oaks offer residents plenty to keep their Elegance abounds at the timeless Ruth's Chris Steak House. With a classic steakhouse menu and a sophisticated setting, this upscale bistro offers a supper club feel and an ideal spot for a romantic dinner for two. Family-owned Gino’s Restaurant dazzles with authentic Italian fare, while Juban’s Restaurant and Bar offers a taste of the South with elevated Creole cuisine. Stop in for the fusion of classic Mexican dishes and Louisiana flavors at Mestizo Louisiana Méxican Cuisine and enjoy creative dishes like crab and crawfish enchiladas, or head to Rock-n-Sake for specialty sushi and a vibrant atmosphere. Classic Italian meets the bold flavors of Cajun cooking at DiGiulio Brothers, a neighborhood favorite, while The Overpass Merchant offers an industrial-chic dining room and elevated gastropub fare. The seasonally inspired, flavor-driven cuisine at BLDG 5 is perfect for a lively dinner with friends, and their marketplace provides delicious options for picnics or on-the-go dining. For those who prefer to create gourmet meals of their own, Trader Joe's is the it-spot for stocking up the kitchen, and yogis will delight in the soft fabrics and stylish designs of Lululemon.

Things to Do

Coveted for its natural beauty, gorgeous trees, and sweeping lake vistas, the Historic City Park Golf Course at City-Brooks Community Park is a long-established course, ideal for a quick afternoon game or leisurely league play. Perfect for a day out with the kids, the park provides tennis courts, a splash pad, and a dog park, so make sure to bring the family pup along for the fun. This is also the site of the impressive Baton Rouge Gallery, the area’s center for contemporary art. One of the most acclaimed courses in the Garden District and Hundred Oaks area, Webb Memorial Golf Course is a beautiful and challenging place to play, with majestic oak trees lining the fairway and 18 holes.


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