New Orleans Architecture Tours

Building Timeline

Just a little timeline that includes some noteworthy buildings in the city. I’ll keep adding to it as I learn more.  Each listing includes the date, name of property, architect, address and neighborhood (FQ = French Quarter, CBD = Central Business District, GD = Garden District, UPT =Uptown, MY = Marigny, BSJ = Bayou St. John, TM=Treme).

French Period

1753 – Ursuline Convent, Ignace Francois Broutin, 1100 Chartres Street, FQ

Spanish Period

1788 – Madame John’s Legacy, Robert Jones, 632 Dumaine Street, FQ

1795- The Cabildo, Gilberto Guillemard, 701 Chartres Street, FQ

1795 -The Presbytere, Gilberto Guillemard, 751 Chartres Street (opened 1813), FQ

1799 – Pitot House, architect unknown, 1440 Moss Street, BSJ

American Period

1811 -Pedesclaux-Lemonnier House, Barthelemy Lafon and Hyacinth Laclotte, 640 Royal Street, FQ

1814 – Napoleon House, Hyacinth Laclotte, 500 Chartres Street, FQ

1814 – Thierry House, Henry S. Bonneval Latrobe, 721 Governor Nicholls Street, FQ

1819 – Court of Two Lions, Benjamin Latrobe, 535-541 Royal Street, FQ

1820 – Louisiana State Bank, Benjamin Latrobe, 409 Royal Street, FQ

1826 – Bank Of Louisiana (8th District Police Station), Bickle, Hamblet and Fox, remodeled by James Gallier after 1840 fire, 334 Royal Street, FQ

1827 – Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Claude Gurlie and Joseph Guillot, 411 North Rampart Street, TM

1832 – Court of Two Sisters, Claude Gurlie and Joseph Guillot, 613 Royal Street, FQ

1833 – Julia Street Row, James Dakin, 604-632 Julia Street, CBD

1836 – Gardette-Le Pretre House, Frederick Roy, 714 Daphine Street, FQ

1837 – New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, J.N.B de Pouilly, 514 Chartres Street, FQ

1838 – Toby-Westfeldt House, architect unknown, 2340 Prytania Street, GD

1840 – Briggs Staub House, James Gallier, Sr., 2605 Prytania Street, GD

1840 – St. Patrick’s Church, James and Charles Dakin and James Gallier, Sr., 724 Camp Street, CBD

1842 – St. Augustine’s Church, J.N. B. dePouilly, 1210 Governor Nicholl’s, TM

1850 – Gallier Hall, James Gallier, Sr., 545 St. Charles Avenue, CBD

1850 – Pontalba Buildings, James Gallier, Sr. and Henry Howard, 500 St. Ann Street and 500 St. Peter Street, FQ

1850 – Grinnan-Reilly House, Henry Howard, 2221 Prytania Street, GD

1852 – Leeds Foundry, Gallier, Turpin & Co., 923 Tchopitoulas, CBD

1853 – Gilmore-Ewin House, Issac Thayer, 2520 Prytania Street, GD

1855 – Carrollton Courthouse, Henry Howard, 719 Carrollton Avenue, UPT

1856 – Buckner House, Lewis E. Reynolds, 1410 Jackson Avenue, GD

1857 – Lonsdale House, Henry Howard, 2521 Prytania Street, GD

1857 – Brevard-Rice House, James A. Calrow, 1239 First Street, GD

1857 – Freret-Bultman House, William A. Freret, 1525 Louisiana Avenue, GD

1858 – Factor’s Building, Lewis E. Reynolds,  822 Perdido Street, CBD

1859 – Short House, Henry Howard, 1448 Fourth Street, GD

1859 – Bosworth-Hammond House, Thomas K. Wharton, 1226 Washington Avenue, GD

1859 – Old Merchants Mutual Insurance Building, William A. Freret, 622 Canal Street, CBD

1860 – Saints Peter and Paul Church – Henry Howard and Albert Diettel, 2317 Burgundy Street, MY

1865 – Robinson House, Henry Howard, 1415 Third Street, GD

1868 – Cuthbert Bullitt House, Edward Gottheil, 3627 Carondelet Street, UPT

1868 – Labranche House, Eugene Surgi, 1217 Kerlerec Street, MY

1869 – Morris Israel House, Samuel Jamison, 1331 First Street, GD

1869 – Joseph Carroll House, Samuel Jamison, 1315 First Street, GD

1870 – Koch-Mays House, William A. Freret, 2627 Coliseum Street, GD

1872 – Bradish Johnson House, James Freret, 2343 Prytania Street, GD

1877 – St. Stephen’s Church, Thomas W. Carter, 1025 Napoleon Avenue, UPT

1880 – United States Customhouse, Alexander Thompson Wood, 423 Canal Street, FQ

1882 – St. Mary’s Dominican College, William Fitzner, 7214 St. Charles Avenue, UPT

1885 – Valence Street Baptist Church, Thomas Sully, 4636 Magazine Street, UPT

1887 – Howard Library, Henry Hobson Richardson, 601 Howard Avenue, CBD

1890 – Confederate Memorial Hall, Sully and Toledano, 929 Camp Street, CBD

1892 – St. Joseph’s Church, Patrick Charles Keely, 1802 Tulane Avenue, CBD

1895 – Maritime Building, Thomas Sully, 800 Common Street, CBD

1911- New Orleans Museum of Art, Lebenbaum and Marx, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, BSJ

1914 – Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, DeBuys, Churchill & Labouisse, 6226 St. Charles Avenue, UPT

1921 – Cotton Exchange Building, Favrot and Livaudais, 231 Carondelet Street, CBD

1922 -Hibernia Bank, Favrot and Livaudais, 812 Gravier Street, CBD

1929 – National American Bank Building, Moise H. Goldstein, 200 Carondelet Street, CBD

1939 – Charity Hospital, Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth, 1532 Tulane Avenue, CBD

1956 – City Hall, Goldstein, Parham and Labouisse, 1300 Perdido, CBD

1959 – New Orleans Public Library, Curtis and Davis, 219 Loyola Avenue, CBD

1960 – Omni Royal Hotel, Curtis and Davis, Koch and Wilson, 501 St. Louis Street, FQ

1962 – Lee Ledbetter House, Curtis and Davis, 6161 Marquette Place, UPT

1972 – One Shell Square, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, 701 Poydras Street, CBD

1975 – Louisiana Superdome (nope, I wont call it the Mercedes Benz Superdome), Curtis & Davis, 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive, CBD

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