Here are several photographs of the recently renovated Rest A While complex of historic buildings on the lakefront in Mandeville. The project not only brought back to life the old hotel and retreat buildings, lifting them above future floods, but graced them with a Pat Gallagher's restaurant as well.
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The iconic gate archway
Dining on the balcony
Rocking chair row
The open air elevated dining area
A view of the lake
A replica of the Frapart Hotel porch light
Ground level table section
A view of the lakeside gazebo from the balcony
It now has its own historical marker