In the 1920s, a new highway system connected New Orleans to other cities along the Gulf Coast.
A building boom from the 1960s through the 1980s shaped the modern skyline of New Orleans.
Free women of color played an important role in creating the built environment of New Orleans.
Motivating Demolitions of the Early 1900s.
Two Vieux Carré fires in the late 18th century sparked new building regulations that forever changed the architecture of New Orleans
The Early Rise of Preservation Sentiment in New Orleans