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Lake Charles, Louisiana: Little Richard Alligator

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Magnolia Building

Address:
1011 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA
Directions:
Downtown, on the east side of Lakeshore Drive. Inside the lobby of the Magnolia Building, which is the second building south of the stoplight intersection at Kirby St.
Hours:
M-F 8-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Little Richard Alligator

Officially named "Senator Gator," but it looks more like vintage Little Richard, standing upright in a red stage jumpsuit with a blonde pompadour. Rare public survivor of a 2001 community art project.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/03/2021]

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Little Richard Alligator

No longer there.

[Heckyl59, 07/13/2023]

The gator was brought indoors to help preserve it earlier this year. It's at the same location, but now inside the lobby of the building.


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