The Grand Avenue High School gym is now an historical site in DeQuincy.
DeQuincy also has a rich history of Black-owned and operated businesses. This sampling, which is by no means a complete listing, includes:
Mama Ruth Café, Good Shepherd Nursing Service, Magnolia Café, Maranatha Nursing Service, James Doyle BBQ, Fred LeBlanc Pressing Shop, Marshall Joshua BBQ, Evelyn Miller Hair Salon, Jenny Gray Grocery, Mary Jane Hamburgers, Francis Johnson Room and Board,
Sinard James Rocky Inn, LeBlanc Cleaners, Hardy’s Bar, Renita’s Lounge, Jones Paint and Body, Jack’s Barber Shop, Eric Wood’s Tax Service, Otha Green Barber Shop and Dining Grill, Trinity Nursing Service, Half 2 Café, Harris Grocery Store, Fannie Brown Place, Chapper Game Room,
B&B Fast Stop, DeLoach’s Washeteria, Little Pines Place, Mary Woods Beauty, Marburgh and Johnson Fish Mkt, Ken’s Fried Chicken, Ennis Simien Sr. Shoe Shop, Hooker’s Fish Market, and Café Armon.