New Orleans Architecture Tours

January 2018

Happy Birthday William Freret! (1833)

William Freret, Jr. was born on this day in 1833 to New Orleans mayor William Freret and Fanny Salkeld. He studied engineering in England, and soon after his return to the United States, he started practicing architecture. His architectural career spanned over 40 years and culminated in an appointment to a Federal position as Head of the Office of the Supervising Architect. Let’s take a look at a few of his most celebrated buildings. New Orleans Buildings Garden District In this wealthy American neighborhood, William created some of the finest mansions still admired by visitors today. A row of speculation[…]

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