Mathidle Hall, the newest addition to McGehee’s campus, completes a row of four grand historic St. Charles Avenue homes renovated by the preservation-minded school.
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The 104-year-old palace, built as home to the Wadiyar dynasty of Maharajas, sits within the historic fort and is surrounded by an elaborate grounds containing temple structures dating to the 14th century.
Of the many country estates created during these years, George Washington Vanderbilt’s Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina is the most regal. Indeed, Biltmore House, with 255 rooms, is the largest private home ever built in America.
To date, four generations of the Diecidue family have worked together to provide gypsum, lumber, doors, windows, trim, and many other building essentials for thousands of residential and commercial building projects across the Gulf South. This year marks Dash’s 70th anniversary.
Plans are in the works to relocate a Native American tribe that has been living on an island on Louisiana’s vanishing coast for over 200 years. The people of the island are facing a thorny preservation question: how do you keep an entire culture from washing away?
Ken and Kathy White
Trent and Corie Robinson
The Catahoula Hotel, a new boutique hotel in New Orleansâ CBD with historic bones and stylish modern amenities, was made possible in part thanks to a Preservation Easement Donation to the Preservation Resource Center.
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