City planning -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes drawings featuring improvements to Audubon Park in New Orleans, Louisiana, including a design by the Olmsted Brothers (from Boston, Massachusetts) for a park pavilion; blueprints for the aviary at the Audubon Park Zoo by Walter Cook Keenan (from New Orleans, La.); and an 1894 map showing Horticultural Hall (built for the 1884 Cotton Centennial Exposition, destroyed in 1915 by a hurricane), and the race track.
The collection consists of academic and personal papers of Tulane Professor of Architecture, Bernard Lemann. Included are correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts of reports, galley proofs, handwritten notes, and other research, photocopies, printed material, and newspaper clippings.
This collection consists of one document entitled "Plan of the front part of New Orleans in 1818." The plan consists of a rendering of the streets, blocks, wharves, and some buildings (including the Custom House) near the Mississippi River.
The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, architectural drawings, original artwork, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers from Nathaniel Cortlandt Curtis (1881-1953). The manuscripts for most of his publications are included in this collection. There are also manuscripts for two novels and several essays.
This collection includes project drawings from the City Engineer’s office in New Orleans, LA, particularly designs for bridges, plans for maintenance and service buildings, and plans for improvements to streets, railroads, and parks. Engineers and architects whose names appear on drawings are Louis H. Pilie, W.H. Bell, and Benjamin Morgan Harrod.
This collection includes 1800+ loose and mounted photographic prints of New Orleans architecture made by New Orleans architect Walter Cook Keenan (1881-1970). Original negatives are also maintained. Historic structures include a number of Keenan preservation projects that often show buildings before, during, and after restoration.
This collection of records, from New Orleans landscape architect William S. Wiedorn (1896-1990)'s office, includes project drawings of public and recreational, educational, and residential commissions in New Orleans, across Louisiana, and throughout the United States. Sketchbooks of study drawings and and one photograph of Wiedorn are also maintained.