Category: May 2018

Preservation in Print

Did a property tax on street frontage bring about the “Shotgun” house? New Orleans Truths vs. Tales

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo

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Mapping the Path to Success

Rescuing a Lower Garden District structure from the brink of demolition


The Superdome: Shaping the Skyline & Downtown Development

A building boom from the 1960s through the 1980s shaped the modern skyline of New Orleans.

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Lovers of Art and Architecture, a Gem of a House Beckons

The home of famed Mid-Century Modern architect Albert Ledner is a modern marvel.

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Shotgun House Tour: Bonuses

These lagniappe properties include a church dating to 1854, a renovated 1920s corner store, and a new urban infill development.

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Shotgun House Tour: 818 Evelina St.

This shotgun home with a spacious side gallery marries a restored historic structure with a modern addition to the back.

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Shotgun House Tour: 323 Eliza St.

Nicknamed “petite grande” by its owners, this camelback shotgun has a serene screened-in back porch and a large collection of family treasures.

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Breaking Grounds

Award-winning coffee roaster sets up shop in Algeirs Point

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Shotgun House Tour: 244 Vallette St.

Tall ceilings, original wood floors, fireplaces, plaster medallions and a still-functioning pair of huge pocket doors all come together to transport visitors to another time.

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On Point

A new wave of home and business owners are investing in Old Algiers.

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Shotgun House Tour: 425 Seguin St.

This charming shotgun house demonstrates an evolution of architectural styles and boasts a beautifully-landscaped back yard.

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Shotgun House Tour: 232 Pelican Ave.

Built after the great fire of 1895, this beautiful double-shotgun in Algiers Point is adorned with hand-carved millwork, beautiful wood flooring and original solid wood doors.