Plantations & Historic Homes of New Orleans (Hardcover)
 
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Plantations & Historic Homes of New Orleans (Hardcover)

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Hurricane Katrina ravaged much of New Orleans in 2005, but thankfully the city’s most treasured historic homes survived. Plantations & Historic Homes of New Orleans is a poignant tribute of these storied mansions, whose architectural beauty brings a unique flair to the Big Easy’s most famous neighborhoods.

From the French Quarter and Garden District to Uptown, Marigny, and Bayou St. John, many of New Orleans’ grandest old homes and nearby plantations are featured in this book, showcasing the massive brick columns, intricate cast-iron balconies, wide verandas, sumptuous parlors, and humble servants quarters that give this area its charm. Open these pages and you’ll travel to Destrehan, the oldest plantation house in the Mississippi Valley, originally built of hand-hewn bald cypress timber using briquette entre’pateaux, mud

Jan Arrigo is a New Orleans-area based writer and fine art photographer. Her writing about art

has been published in the Encyclopedia of Sculpture and The American Art book. She is a

member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the New Orleans Photo

Alliance. Laura McElroy is an Atlanta-based freelance photographer whose travel photography has been published in a wide array of magazines, such as Travel Holiday and Y’all, in regional and state travel guides, on web-based travel sites, and in regional cookbooks. She also volunteers her time as a photographer for Atlanta Pet Rescue and Adoption to capture portraits of the wonderful dogs waiting to be adopted for use on the organization’s website and for fundraising. Jan and Laura have collaborated on

two other books for Voyageur Press, Cemeteries of New Orleans and New Orleans.

Author:
Arrigo, Jan
Genre:
ARCHITECTURE / History / General
Audience:
General/trade
Edition:
1
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
128
Language:
English
Publisher:
Voyageur Pr
Publish Date:
05/15/2008
Copyright Year:
2008
ISBN:
9780760329740
Height:
11.5 in
Wdth:
9.0 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
1.86 lb
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