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New Orleans Architecture : The Lower Garden District - Samuel Wilson

New Orleans Architecture

The Lower Garden District

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"An important and necessary contribution to recording and understanding the city's architectural history. . . . a welcome contrast to the superficialities that make up most other publications on New Orleans. . . . inspires you to get out and see the buildings." -New Orleans Times-Picayune "Quite possibly the most comprehensive architectural examination of any American city." -Landscape Architecture Magazine Originally published in 1971, New Orleans Architecture Volume I: The Lower Garden District, has set the standard for the landmark, critically acclaimed, award-winning New Orleans Architecture Series. The Lower Garden District, comprised of one of the most comprehensive nineteenth-century Greek Revival communities remaining in America, contains numerous stately mansions, plantation homes, country cottages, and sophisticated multifamily dwellings. This volume covers the area from Howard Avenue to Jackson Avenue, and from the Mississippi River to Claiborne Avenue. Researched and written by the Friends of the Cabildo, one of America's leading preservation organizations, the oversized, heavily illustrated volume features a color section of architectural renderings from New Orleans Notarial Archives. The New Orleans Architecture Series consists of Volume I: The Lower Garden District, Volume II: The American Sector, Volume III: The Cemeteries, Volume IV: The Creole Faubourgs, Volume V: The Esplanade Ridge, Volume VI: Faubourg Treme and the Bayou Road, Volume VII: Jefferson City, and Volume VIII: The University Section, all available from Pelican.

ISBN: 9780882898438
ISBN-10: 0882898434
Series: New Orleans Architecture : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 31st January 1991
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 29.21 x 20.98  x 1.14
Weight (kg): 0.71
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised

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