The Steele Burden Memorial Orangerie was designed by A. Hays Town.
The Orangerie, his last design, and was a tribute to his long-time friend Steele in recognition of his landscape contributions to LSU and the surrounding region. An orangerie is a unique structure, part conservatory and part interpretive in construction. They were originally designed to house or protect citrus trees during cold weather, hence the name.
Rental of this facility includes the use of the conference/catering room (15-person capacity, table and chairs for 10 people provided), atrium overlooking the Rose Garden (100-person capacity), parking lot and lawns and gardens immediately in front of and behind the building.
Large groups are easily accommodated by renting multiple venues. Discounts may apply.