With the support of The Home Depot Foundation and Team Depot, the company’s associate-led volunteer force, Rebuilding Together New Orleans was able to take on repairing 83 year old Ernest Watson’s Bywater home.
Preservation in Print
In 1835, the company commissioned the architectural partnership of James Gallier Sr. and Charles Dakin to design what would be called the Merchants’ Exchange.
Its angular shape, large horse-carriage opening and prime location has long made 1824 Sophie Wright Place a memorable historic structure in the Lower Garden District.
The Eagle Saloon has passed through a succession of owners through the years, falling into disrepair along the way. But now, a new group dedicated to breathing new life into the historic structure is making progress toward their goal.
Take a look at the Corpus Christi Epiphany Community Center, which will host this year’s SELLabration on September 10.
Painting contractor Jason Bertoniere relies on techniques and products that allow him to replicate European master painters from hundreds of years ago.
The near-vacant Hope Haven campus in Marrero – eight stunning Spanish Revival structures on 10 lush acres – needs funding to bring it back to life.
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.
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?