Guide to Architecture of New Orleans, A

Guide to Architecture of New Orleans, A

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This extremely handy book lists more than 200 significant structures in and around the Crescent City, including both old and modern buildings, with separate sections on cemeteries and nearby plantation homes. It is a useful guide for both the scholar and the tourist.The design suggests the work of Barthelemy Lafon, architect, engineer, and surveyor of the late Spanish Colonial period. The wrought-iron ... Damaged by fire in the 1840a#39;s, the interior and roof were rebuilt and the Royal Street entrance portico were added by James Gallier. The fine fence and ... A street cut through in the 1830a#39;s and developed by the a€œNew Orleans Improvement Co.a€ as an approach toanbsp;...

Title:Guide to Architecture of New Orleans, A
Author:Samuel Wilson Jr.
Publisher:Pelican Publishing Company, Inc. - 2011-01-31


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