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Big Lake

BIG LAKE   CITY PARK   The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with City Park, developed this trail and meadow to commemorate the indomitable spirit of the residents of Greater New Orleans in ...

BIG LAKE   CITY PARK   The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with City Park, developed this trail and meadow to commemorate the indomitable spirit of the residents of Greater New Orleans ...

  • louisiana
  • new orleans
  • city park
  • park
  • lake
  • 2009
  • 2011

Merchants Mutual Insurance Company Building

MERCHANTS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY BUILDING   ERECTED IN 1859   WILLIAM A. FRERET, JR., ARCHITECT   C. CROZIER, CARPENTER-BUILDER   THE LOCAL FOUNDRY OF BENNETT & LURGES CRAFTED THE CAST-IRON FACADE, ...

MERCHANTS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY BUILDING ERECTED IN 1859   WILLIAM A. FRERET, JR., ARCHITECT   C. CROZIER, CARPENTER-BUILDER   THE LOCAL FOUNDRY OF BENNETT & LURGES CRAFTED THE CAST-IRON FACADE, ...

  • louisiana
  • new orleans
  • insurance
  • 1859

Shepard Company Building

SHEPARD COMPANY BUILDING   ARCHITECTS MARTIN & HALL 1878-1903Submitted by @lampbane

SHEPARD COMPANY BUILDING   ARCHITECTS MARTIN & HALL 1878-1903Submitted by @lampbane

  • rhode island
  • providence
  • 1878
  • 1903
  • 1956

Lederer Building

LEDERER BUILDING   BUILDER M.J. HOULIHAN   1897Submitted by @lampbane

LEDERER BUILDING   BUILDER M.J. HOULIHAN 1897Submitted by @lampbane

  • rhode island
  • providence
  • 1897
  • 1956

Providence Journal Building

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL BUILDING   ARCHITECTS PEABODY & STEARNS   1906Submitted by @lampbane

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL BUILDING   ARCHITECTS PEABODY & STEARNS   1906Submitted by @lampbane

  • rhode island
  • providence
  • 1906
  • 1956

Industrial Trust Company Building

BUILT AS INDUSTRIAL TRUST COMPANY BUILDING   ARCHITECT WALKER AND GILLETTE1928Submitted by @lampbane

BUILT AS INDUSTRIAL TRUST COMPANY BUILDING ARCHITECT WALKER AND GILLETTE1928Submitted by @lampbane

  • rhode island
  • providence
  • 1956
  • 1928

Hurricane of September 21, 1938 / Great Gale of September 23, 1815

THE HURRICANE OF SEPTEMBER 21,1938   DRIVEN BY A WIND VELOCITY OF 95 M. P. H. MAX. CAUSED TIDAL WATERS TO REACH A NEW LEVEL AS INDICATED BELOW   WATER   LINE   13 FEET 82 INCHES   ABOVE MEAN HIGH ...

THE HURRICANE OF SEPTEMBER 21,1938   DRIVEN BY A WIND VELOCITY OF 95 M. P. H. MAX. CAUSED TIDAL WATERS TO REACH A NEW LEVEL AS INDICATED BELOW WATER   LINE   13 FEET 82 INCHES   ABOVE MEAN HIGH WATER ...

  • rhode island
  • providence
  • flooding
  • hurricane
  • 1938
  • 1815

Providence Tea Party

Near this Spot The Men and Women of Providence Showed their resistance to Unjust Taxation. by Burning British Taxed Tea in the night. March 20 1775. Erected by the Rhode Island Societies of the Sons ...

Near this Spot The Men and Women of Providence Showed their resistance to Unjust Taxation. by Burning British Taxed Tea in the night. March 20 1775. Erected by the Rhode Island Societies of the Sons ...

  • rhode island
  • providence
  • college hill
  • revolutionary w...
  • 1775
  • 1894

Rhode Island School of Design - The Market House

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN THE MARKET HOUSE   Erected 1777 Joseph Brown Architect John Hutchins Cady Architect of the alteration 1950 The City of Providence, by deed signed by Mayor Dennis J. ...

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN THE MARKET HOUSE Erected 1777 Joseph Brown Architect John Hutchins Cady Architect of the alteration 1950 The City of Providence, by deed signed by Mayor Dennis ...

  • rhode island
  • providence
  • college hill
  • risd
  • joseph brown
  • john hutchins c...
  • dennis roberts
  • 1773
  • 1950
  • 1948

Saint Johns Lodge Number One

SAINT JOHNS LODGE NUMBER ONE   F. & A. M. OF PROVIDENCE   ADDED AND USED THIRD STORY OF THIS BUILDING DEDICATED BY GRAND MASTER JABEZ 'BOWEN'DECEMBER 27 1797   MEETING PLACE OF THE MOST WORSHIPFUL ...

SAINT JOHNS LODGE NUMBER ONE   F. & A. M. OF PROVIDENCE   ADDED AND USED THIRD STORY OF THIS BUILDING DEDICATED BY GRAND MASTER JABEZ 'BOWEN'DECEMBER 27 1797   MEETING PLACE OF THE MOST WORSHIPFUL ...

  • rhode island
  • providence
  • 1797
  • 1853
  • jabez bowen
  • knights templar
  • 1802
  • 1818
  • 1824
  • 1805
  • 1916

Steeple Street Complex

Steeple Street Complex 1827-1847   The Steeple Street Complex was built in three main stages between 1827 and 1847 during a key period in Providence's growth into a leading commercial and industrial ...

Steeple Street Complex 1827-1847   The Steeple Street Complex was built in three main stages between 1827 and 1847 during a key period in Providence's growth into a leading commercial and industrial ...

  • rhode island
  • providence
  • 1827
  • 1847
  • joseph congdon
  • randall green

510 Canal Street

510 CANAL STREET   (BUILDING TO THE RIGHT)   This Italianate Style building dates back to the post- Civil War era and is the last of a pair of identical buildings in the city. In 2017 the Sazerac ...

510 CANAL STREET   (BUILDING TO THE RIGHT)   This Italianate Style building dates back to the post- Civil War era and is the last of a pair of identical buildings in the city. In 2017 the Sazerac ...

  • louisiana
  • new orleans
  • civil war
  • 2017
  • 2019
  • sazarac
  • sazarac house

DPW Ft. Hamilton Pkwy

FAPR 59-1STA. P140+06 FT. HAMILTON PKWY.-H. DRIVE DPW STATE OF NEW YORK 1959Submitted by Lampbane

FAPR 59-1STA. P140+06 FT. HAMILTON PKWY.-H. DRIVE DPW STATE OF NEW YORK 1959Submitted by Lampbane

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • kensington
  • windsor terrace
  • dpw
  • 1959

Aerostat Park

Aerostat Park Oregon St. On this spot, opened in 1929, lies Berkeley's first dirigible aeropark. Lighter-than-air enthusiasts commut- ed safely on first-class and charter flights to Oakland, San ...

Aerostat Park Oregon St. On this spot, opened in 1929, lies Berkeley's first dirigible aeropark. Lighter-than-air enthusiasts commut- ed safely on first-class and charter flights to Oakland, ...

    Louisiana State Bank Building

    LOUISIANA STATE BANK BUILDING HAS BEEN DESIGNATED A   NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK   THIS SITE POSSESSES NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE IN COMMEMORATING THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   1983   ...

    LOUISIANA STATE BANK BUILDING HAS BEEN DESIGNATED A   NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK   THIS SITE POSSESSES NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE IN COMMEMORATING THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   ...

    • louisiana
    • new orleans
    • french quarter
    • bank
    • 1983

    Rillieux-Waldhorn House

    PARISH ORLEANS LANDMARKS COMMISSION   RILLIEUX-WALDHORN HOUSE   ERECTED 1795-1800   FOR   VINCENT RILLIEUX-1740-1800   NEW ORLEANS MERCHANT   AND GREAT-GRANDFATHER OF   EDGAR DEGAS NOTED FRENCH ...

    PARISH ORLEANS LANDMARKS COMMISSION   RILLIEUX- WALDHORN HOUSE   ERECTED 1795-1800   FOR   VINCENT RILLIEUX-1740-1800   NEW ORLEANS MERCHANT   AND GREAT-GRANDFATHER OF   EDGAR DEGAS NOTED ...

    • louisiana
    • new orleans
    • french quarter
    • vincent rillieu...
    • edgar degas
    • barthlemy lefon
    • 1795
    • 1800
    • 1740
    • 1800
    • 1769
    • 1820
    • 1881
    • 1972

    Audubon Room

    Audubon Room   This typical creole cottage probably built before 1813, is considered the traditional site of the studio of famed naturalist painter, John James Audubon, and the place in which he ...

    Audubon Room   This typical creole cottage probably built before 1813, is considered the traditional site of the studio of famed naturalist painter, John James Audubon, and the place in which he ...

    • louisiana
    • new orleans
    • french quarter
    • john james audu...
    • 1813
    • 1821
    • 1822

    The New Orleans Musicians Tomb

    THE NEW ORLEANS MUSICIANS TOMB   This historic tomb which since the 19th century had interred the Sacred Union Society and the Barbarin Family now also acts as the New Orleans Musicians Tomb. The ...

    THE NEW ORLEANS MUSICIANS TOMB   This historic tomb which since the 19th century had interred the Sacred Union Society and the Barbarin Family now also acts as the New Orleans Musicians Tomb. ...

    • louisiana
    • new orleans
    • cemetery
    • 2004
    • anna ross twich...
    • mitchell gaudet
    • music
    • tomb
    • mausoleum

    Aqui Torturo

      Benjamin Henry Boneval LaTrobe / Henry Sellon Boneval LaTrobe

      IN THE PROTESTANT SECTION OF THIS CEMETERY WERE INTERRED   BENJAMIN HENRY BONEVAL LATROBE   BORN FULNECK, ENGLAND. MAY 1.1764. DIED NEW ORLEANS, SEPTEMBER 3. 1820   FOUNDER OF THE ARCHITECTURAL ...

      IN THE PROTESTANT SECTION OF THIS CEMETERY WERE INTERRED   BENJAMIN HENRY BONEVAL LATROBE   BORN FULNECK, ENGLAND. MAY 1.1764. DIED NEW ORLEANS, SEPTEMBER 3. 1820   FOUNDER OF THE ...

      • new orleans
      • louisiana
      • cemetery
      • benjamin latrob...
      • henry latrobe
      • 1764
      • 1820
      • 1792
      • 1817

      Douglass V. Freret

      DOUGLASS V. FRERET   1903 - 1973   ARCHITECT   THE HALLMARK OF HIS WORK WAS GRACE AND BEAUTY WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF UTILITY. THIS GATEWAY IS DEDICATED TO HIS MEMORY BY HIS WIFE, RUTH JAHNCKE FRERET ...

      DOUGLASS V. FRERET   1903 - 1973   ARCHITECT   THE HALLMARK OF HIS WORK WAS GRACE AND BEAUTY WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF UTILITY. THIS GATEWAY IS DEDICATED TO HIS MEMORY BY HIS WIFE, RUTH JAHNCKE FRERET ...

      • louisiana
      • new orleans
      • douglass freret
      • 1903
      • 1973
      • 1982
      • botanical garde...
      • garden

      Marian Ruth Willhoft

      IN LOVING MEMORY OF: MARIAN RUTH WILLHOFT SEPT 9, 1962 MARCH 29, 1980 DONATED BY: MARTHA C.M.WILLHOFTSubmitted by @lampbane

      IN LOVING MEMORY OF: MARIAN RUTH WILLHOFT SEPT 9, 1962 MARCH 29, 1980 DONATED BY: MARTHA C.M.WILLHOFTSubmitted by @lampbane

      • louisiana
      • new orleans
      • botanical garde...
      • garden
      • marian ruth wil...
      • 1962
      • 1980

      Donated by Rotary International of New Orleans

      DONATED   BYROTARY INTERNATIONAL   OF   NEW ORLEANS   1982Submitted by @lampbane

      DONATED   BYROTARY INTERNATIONAL   OF   NEW ORLEANS   1982Submitted by @lampbane

      • louisiana
      • new orleans
      • botanical garde...
      • garden
      • rotary club
      • 1982

      Kitchen in the Garden

      KITCHEN in the GARDEN NEW ORLEANS BOTANICAL GARDEN   A PROJECT OF THE NEW ORLEANS BOTANICAL GARDEN FOUNDATION   Collins C. Diboll Private Foundation Friends of City Park The Garden Study Club of New ...

      KITCHEN in the GARDEN NEW ORLEANS BOTANICAL GARDEN A PROJECT OF THE NEW ORLEANS BOTANICAL GARDEN FOUNDATION   Collins C. Diboll Private Foundation Friends of City Park The Garden Study Club of ...

      • louisiana
      • new orleans
      • botanical garde...
      • garden
      • robert becker

      Built by Works Progress Administration 1935-1936

      BUILT BY WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION 1935-1936Submitted by @lampbane

      BUILT BY WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION 1935-1936Submitted by @lampbane

      • louisiana
      • new orleans
      • garden
      • botanical garde...
      • 1935
      • 1936
      • works progress ...