Photo, Print, Drawing J. Arthur Roy House, 1204 Johnston Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA

[ Drawings from Survey HABS LA-206  ]

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[ Data Pages from Survey HABS LA-206  ]

About this Item

Title
J. Arthur Roy House, 1204 Johnston Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA
Contributor Names
Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute
University of Southwestern Louisiana
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Acadiana Medical Research Foundation
Acadiana Tumor Directory
Roy, Joseph Arthur
Van Dyke, Arthur
Knapp, George
Roy, Cornelia Bailey
Roy, J. Maxim
AlBalushi, Nouf, field team
Frick, William J., field team
Lincon, Matthew, field team
McGinnis, Mack, III, field team
Monte, Stuart, field team
Nguyen, Tran, field team
Rutherford, Kayla, field team
Tagesen, Megan, field team
Sammons, Thomas, faculty sponsor
McKinney, Karen J.S., faculty sponsor
Martin, Michael, faculty sponsor
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1933
Subject Headings
-  domestic life
-  colleges
-  Queen Anne Revival architectural elements
-  Eastlake architectural elements
-  wood structural frames
-  brick piers
-  porches
-  gable roofs
-  columns
-  stained glass
-  mantels
-  houses
-  Louisiana -- Lafayette Parish -- Lafayette
Latitude / Longitude
30.217286,-92.019603
Notes
-  2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
-  Significance: The J. Arthur Roy House was constructed in 1901 at the same time as first buildings for Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute (later renamed University of Southwestern Louisiana, currently University of Louisiana at Lafayette). The building is prominently located at the intersection of two major streets and immediately adjacent to the university, making it a community landmark. The J. Arthur Roy House is currently owned by the university and occupied by tenants Acadiana Medical Research Foundation and Acadiana Tumor Directory. The Roy House is an excellent example of Queen Anne style. The two story front gallery, polygonal bays under gables, and decorative panelled band between stories are unique architectural features in the Lafayette area. The house interior features an intricate and elaborate Eastlake-inspired staircase, six mantels, and four scroll-sawn screens. Although some changes have been made to the first floor for business use, most of the building interior retains original features such as wallpaper, wood flooring, light fixtures, and plumbing.
-  Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2097
-  Survey number: HABS LA-206
-  Building/structure dates: 1900-1901 Initial Construction
-  Building/structure dates: 1908 Subsequent Work
-  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 84001314
Medium
Measured Drawing(s): 12
Data Page(s): 5
Call Number/Physical Location
HABS LA-206
Source Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
la0729
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
Measured Drawing(s): 12 | Data Page(s): 5

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute, University Of Southwestern Louisiana, University Of Louisiana At Lafayette, Acadiana Medical Research Foundation, Acadiana Tumor Directory, Joseph Arthur Roy, et al. J. Arthur Roy House,Johnston Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA. Lafayette Lafayette Parish Louisiana, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/la0729/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute, University Of Southwestern Louisiana, University Of Louisiana At Lafayette, Acadiana Medical Research Foundation, Acadiana Tumor Directory [...] Martin, M. (1933) J. Arthur Roy House,Johnston Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA. Lafayette Lafayette Parish Louisiana, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/la0729/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al. J. Arthur Roy House,Johnston Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/la0729/>.