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Favorite Building Friday!

Favorite Building Friday! This week to celebrate our annual French Quarter Fest, we headed back down to New Orleans’ most famous neighborhood to pick out […]

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Recommended by ArchDaily!

This week New Orleans Architecture Tours was honored by being included in ArchDaily’s “An Architect’s Guide to New Orleans: 21 Unmissable Works of Architecture in […]

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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 […]

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Favorite Building Friday – Carrollton Courthouse

For this week’s Favorite Building Friday, we are heading uptown to talk about the Carrollton Courthouse. Located at the top of the St. Charles Streetcar […]

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Favorite Building Friday – Merchants Mutual Insurance Building

This week we head to Canal Street, the great dividing line between the French Quarter and the Central Business District to learn more about the […]

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How Architecture Was Designed to Fight Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing and with it brings sweltering temperatures and humidity that makes you feel like you should have brought flippers with you. […]

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Grand Opening of the Union Station (1892)

On this day in 1892, the Union Station opened at the corner of Howard Avenue and North Rampart Streets. The building was designed by Louis […]

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Happy Birthday Benjamin Latrobe! (1764)

Happy Birthday Benjamin Latrobe! On this day in 1764, Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe was born, near Leeds, England. He was educated as an architect and […]

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Women in Colonial Louisiana

For Women’s History Month, I’d like to share with you a paper I wrote for a Colonial Louisiana Class in 2013, about the mark that […]

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Free People of Color in Architecture (Part 2)

Today we continue with the second part of post about free people of color and their contributions to architecture in New Orleans. If you missed […]

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