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City planning -- Louisiana -- New Orleans

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Audubon Park Drawings Collection

Identifier: SEAA-046
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1894-1948

Bernard Lemann papers

Identifier: LaRC-237
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1936-1981

Irish Channel architectural survey

Identifier: LaRC-505
Scope and Contents The collection is a survey of the New Orleans, Louisiana neighborhood known as the Irish Channel, an area which is bounded by Philip, Delachaise, and Constance Streets and the Mississippi River. For each of the approximately 3,600 housing units, there is a 5 x 8 inch printed form with handwritten notes regarding: street, number, original use, present use, style/type, materials, architectural/historical rating, physical condition, number and kind of trees, general comments and negative...
Dates: 1974-1976

Joseph Pilié New Orleans waterfront plan

 Collection — Oversize folder M-1251
Identifier: LaRC-M-1251
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1818

Nathaniel Cortlandt Curtis Papers

Identifier: LaRC-5
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1906-1953

New Orleans City Engineer's Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-130
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1860s–1900

Walter Cook Keenan New Orleans Architecture Photograph Collection

Identifier: SEAA-078
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1945–1952

William S. Wiedorn Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-021
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1921-1974