Rent the entire Fowler House Mansion Estate! With indoor and outdoor terrace seating they are able to seat up to 200. In house catering is available but not required for rental. This beautiful mansion, built in 1852, near downtown Lafayette is one of the finest surviving examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the United States. Built by Moses Fowler in 1851-1852 as a private residence, the mansion and grounds now serve as a premiere special events venue for any occasion. Owned and operated by the 1852 Foundation.