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The location: The Victorian House.
Q. What is it supposed to be on the show?
A. A Victorian house.
Q. Where is it supposed to be on the show?
A. In Bon Temps, Louisiana.
Q. When did we see it on the show?
A. This old Victorian house is briefly glimpsed in the opening credits of every episode.
You can see the opening credits by clicking on the video below:
A Victorian house - just not
in Bon Temps.
Q. Where can I find it in real life?
A. This is a real house, and it can be found at 728 Austin Place, in Shreveport, Louisiana.
It is on the west/southwest side of Austin Place, at Austin & WoodSt, a half block south of Oakland Cemetery, three blocks southeast of the two white houses, and five blocks southeast of Lucky Liquor.
is known as "The Florentine", a 7,800-square-foot historic
homedating to 1896; it is being reportedly converted into
either a bed & breakfast
or a restaurant/bar. Built in 1896, it was originally
known as the Ogilvie-WienerHouse, since it was built for a
grocer named Ogilvie, but was later the
family home of a noted pair of architects named Wiener.
Warning: Since I haven't been to Shreveport, I
can't say whether
this is in a
(Thanks, Karen & Sherry!)
A. I knew that they had filmed in Shreveport, and fortunately, the house number (728) is visible on the brief shot of the house - if you freeze-frame it (see the photo above).
Since I had already found Lucky Liquor, I started looking at the 728's in that area, and found the home rather quickly, matching the Google StreetView to the screenshot.
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