Excellent site for business/retail in rapidly growing Ruston, Louisiana. The Core Landmark Overlay is a district that recognizes the special value that historic structures add to the fabric of the Core district. Many of the structures in this district were single family residential homes. Over time, a significant number of these homes have been converted into multiple family dwellings and offices. It is the intent of this district to preserve the historic structures that exist in this area, and encourage their use so these structures are not only preserved, but maintained in good repair. Small commercial uses that primarily serve the immediate neighborhoods will be permitted such as bed & breakfast, business support services, shops, fitness studios, library, museum, open air market, personal service establishments professional & administrative offices, & restaurants.