Louisiana Landmarks Society Examines the Similarities Between Havana and New Orleans

In a new exhibit at the Pitot House, the Louisiana Landmarks Society takes a close look at the shared architectural ancestry of New Orleans and Havana.

The Pearl and the Crescent Louisiana LandmarksAn opening reception for the project, The Pearl and the Crescent: Examining the Similarities Between Havana and New Orleans, will take place September 21 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pitot House.

The reception is free and open to the public.

Tulane University Master of Preservation Studies candidate J. Marshall Brown is the curator of the exhibit, which he developed after a trip to Cuba earlier this year.

Brown also volunteers with the PRC, working with Easement program director Leah Tubbs.

The Pearl and the Crescent will be open for viewing Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. from September 21 through November 21.

For more information, visit www.louisianalandmarks.org.