Pass Christian Historical Society
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533 East Scenic Drive

A photo of the Markle House (533 East Scenic) in 1978, from the National Register application for the Scenic Drive Historic District.


From the “Inventory of Buildings in District”:

“Markle House”. 1935-36. Well-proportioned, two-story, brick, hip-roofed, Colonial Revival dwelling with flanking, one-story, hip-roofed wings. Double-tiered inset gallery with cabinets enclosed with louvered blinds. Fence, landscaping, and color scheme of pink and turquoise complement well-preserved period piece. Designed by Richard Koch of Koch & Wilson, New Orleans.

– National Register of Historic Places, Inventory — Nomination Form, 1978

* Featured home in the Pass Christian Historical Society’s 2010 Garden Party and Home Tour