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Favorite Building Friday – Louisiana State Bank

Happy Favorite Building Friday! Today’s building is the Louisiana State Bank Building on Royal Street. I can guarantee that if you’ve spent any time in the French Quarter, you have walked right by this fabulous […]

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Favorite Building Friday – Hibernia Bank Building

For our first installment of “Favorite Building Friday”, I’d like to tell you about my absolute favorite building in New Orleans. It is the Hibernia Bank Building, located at 812 Gravier Street in the Central […]

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Municipal Auditorium Dedication (1930)

On this day in 1930, the dedication ceremony for the Municipal Auditorium was held. The Ceremony The program began with a prayer by Rev. Florence Sullivan, followed by a gun salute and speeches made by […]

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Gallier Hall Dedication Ceremony (1853)

On this day in 1853 Gallier Hall, located on St. Charles Avenue at Lafayette Square, was dedicated as the new New Orleans City Hall. Before Gallier Hall, the government offices in New Orleans were kept […]

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Grand Opening of Saenger Theatre (1927)

On this day in 1927 the Saenger Theatre opened. Like any major event in the city, the theater’s opening was celebrated with a parade witnessed by thousands of people. The theater was the first of […]

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