A 640 acre tract of plantation land was purchased by Alfred St. Amant in the 1920's to develop a new neighborhood. Almost 100 years later Southdowns neighborhood is still a thriving community in the heart of Baton Rouge. The proximity of Southdowns to LSU, City Park, shopping and everything Baton Rouge has to offer has made it a preferred neighborhood in South Baton Rouge for many years. Enjoy living within walking distance to amazing local restaurants like Parrain's and Acme Oyster House, the LSU lakes or an occassional parade. Southdowns is a coveted neighorhood with many older homes that have been lovingly updated and renovated. What an amazing place to call home!