The Cooley House was designed and built for entrepreneur Gilbert Brian ‘Captain’ Cooley of Monroe, Louisiana, by internationally acclaimed architect Walter Burley Griffin. The home was designed in 1908 and built in 1925-26. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places at a level of state importance in 1986 and a level of national importance in 2010.
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Tour Along the Ouachita
It was 200 years ago this spring when the billowing smokestacks and whistles of steamboats first made their way up the...
Your ongoing support makes restoring and preserving the Cooley House possible. Once restored, the home will be opened to the public to view and appreciate this rare Prairie style landmark.
The restoration, which started in 2008, is split into three phases.
- Phase 1 Waterproofing and Code Enhancements
- Phase 2 Restoration
- Phase 3 Enhancements