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New Orleans (La.) Vieux Carre Commission
Records, 1974-1988

Size of Collection: 7 cu. ft.
Acquisition: Transferred to the City Archives from the Vieux Carre Commission, 2007
Terms of Access: Available to registered researchers


Scope and Contents

The records include general subject files and correspondence, but consist primarily of office files containing the Vieux Carre Commission's recommendations to the City Council regarding the granting of non-conforming zoning use for various Vieux Carre properties, the granting of alcoholic beverage permits, etc. Copies of the ordinance granting the Commission's recommendations are usually included in the files. Folders labeled by street name may contain recommendations or ordinances for multiple addresses. Researchers investigating a particular address should consult the "Notes" column of the inventory below for a list of the addresses contained in each folder (note that this list is not necessarily complete.)

Arrangement

The folders are arranged by box/folder listing according to the inventory below.

Related Material

See here for additional Records of the Vieux Carre Commission

Inventory

Folder Title Dates Box Number Folder Number Notes
ABO Appeals-General Information ND 4 4-43 many ordinances dealing with alcohol permits
ABO Information 1985 3 3-26 303, 911, 721, 521-23,
ABO-900 N. Rampart/1041 Dumaine 1990 3 3-02
ABO-Bienville St. 1986 6 6-05 831, 831-833
ABO-Bienville St. 1993 5 5-17 417
ABO-Bienville St. 1990 4 4-17 615
ABO-Bienville St. 1985 6 6-15 411
ABO-Bourbon St. 1997 4 4-45 blank application forms for opening souvenir shop
ABO-Bourbon St. 1997 4 4-46 909
ABO-Bourbon St. 1996 4 4-50 333, 315
ABO-Bourbon St. 1991 4 4-39 624, 735, 501, 216-218, 721, 735,
ABO-Bourbon St. 1984 6 6-25 934-942
ABO-Bourbon St. 1985 6 6-16 721, 215, 339
ABO-Bourbon St. 1995 5 5-01 718, 735
ABO-Bourbon St. 1992 4 4-28 727-729, 619-621, 727-729
ABO-Bourbon St. 1986 6 6-06 501, 327, 624, 721
ABO-Bourbon St. 1990 4 4-18 735, 227, 216-218, 511, 530
ABO-Bourbon St. 1987 5 5-39 721, 327, 440, 735
ABO-Bourbon St. 1994 5 5-08 335, 800, 720, 501,
ABO-Bourbon St. 1988 5 5-31 333, 333-335, 625, 735, 718, 327, 624
ABO-Bourbon St. 1989 3 3-06 624, 333, 227, 218, 542, 325 Bourbon
ABO-Bourbon St. 1993 5 5-18 309, 300, 721
ABO-Burgundy St. 1985 6 6-17 911
ABO-Burgundy St. 1989 3 3-07 700 Burgundy
ABO-Chartres St. 1985 6 6-18 316
ABO-Chartres St. 1984 6 6-26 107
ABO-Chartres St. 1987 5 5-40 422
ABO-Chartres St. 1991 4 4-41 620, 310,
ABO-Chartres St. 1989 3 3-08 945 Chartres
ABO-Chartres St. 1990 4 4-19 335-339, 620-626, 601
ABO-Conti St. 1994 5 5-09 830
ABO-Conti St. 1992 4 4-29 830
ABO-Conti St. 1989 5 5-23 622
ABO-Conti St. 1996 4 4-51 830, 833
ABO-Conti St. 1990 4 4-20 622
ABO-Dauphine St. 1986 6 6-07 740, 310, 233
ABO-Dauphine St. 1990 4 4-21 337, 430
ABO-Dauphine St. 1991 4 4-42 800
ABO-Dauphine St. 1993 5 5-19 337
ABO-Dauphine St. 1987 5 5-42 323-327
ABO-Dauphine St. 1988 5 5-32 800
ABO-Dauphine St. 1997 4 4-47 800, 501
ABO-Decatur St. 1986 6 6-08 100
ABO-Decatur St. 1991 4 4-10 1118, 331, 819, 1011, 1104-14, 1201
ABO-Decatur St. 1994 5 5-10 1113-1115, 617, 239, 1118
ABO-Decatur St. 1987 5 5-43 400, 611, 609, 331, 123, 1113-1115
ABO-Decatur St. 1985 6 6-19 1104, 923, 801
ABO-Decatur St. 1995 5 5-03 620, 1119
ABO-Decatur St. 1989 5 5-24 239, 620, 609, 539-41, 1201, 401, 940, 1214, 911, 1119
ABO-Decatur St. 1990 3 3-01 1119, 1113-1115, 527, 525-527, 620, 233 Decatur
ABO-Decatur St. 1993 5 5-20 501, 233, 225, 911, 204, 611, 331, 1011, 1104-1114
ABO-Decatur St. 1988 5- 5-33
ABO-Decatur St. 1997 4 4-48 1119, 600, 611, 201,
ABO-Decatur St. 1984 6 6-27 620, 239, 201, 1012, 912
ABO-Decatur St. 1996 4 4-52 619-621, 309-311, 1140, 215-225, 229, 320
ABO-Decatur St. 1992 4 4-30 201, 240
ABO-Dumaine St. 1988 5 5-34 1041
ABO-Dumaine St. 1995 5 5-02 900
ABO-Dumaine St. 1986 6 6-09 1019
ABO-Dumaine St. 1992 4 4-31 1041
ABO-Dumaine St. 1991 4 4-11 1041, 1019-21
ABO-Esplanade Ave. 1985 6 6-20 504
ABO-Esplanade Ave. 1986 6 6-10 504
ABO-Exchange Alley 1996 4 4-53 307
ABO-French Market Place 1995 5 5-04 91-93
ABO-French Market Place 1992 4 4-32 65, 47
ABO-French Market Place 1989 5 5-25 45
ABO-French Market Place 1996 4 4-54 91, 47-49, 65
ABO-French Market Place 1987 5 5-41 63-65
ABO-Iberville St. 1992 4 4-33 833
ABO-Iberville St. 1991 4 4-40 725, 725-727, 727-731, 725-739
ABO-Iberville St. 1984 6 6-28 111, 601
ABO-Iberville St. 1985 6 6-21 620, 521, 365, 111
ABO-Iberville St. 1989 5 5-26 1023
ABO-Iberville St. 1988 5 5-35 725, 509
ABO-Ibeville St. 1996 4 4-55 841
ABO-Jackson Square 1989 5 5-27 no selling of beer in plastic cups in Jackson Square
ABO-N. Peters St. 1992 4 4-34 301
ABO-N. Peters St. 1986 6 6-11 1008
ABO-N. Peters St. 1987 6 6-01
ABO-N. Peters St. 1994 5 5-12 311
ABO-N. Rampart St. 1994 5 5-13 714
ABO-N. Rampart St. 1995 5 5-05 222, 642
ABO-N. Rampart St. 1993 4 4-25 800
ABO-N. Rampart St. 1991 4 4-12 800
ABO-N. Rampart St. 1988 5 5-36 800, 700, 718
ABO-N. Rampart St. 1986 6 6-12 942
ABO-N. Rampart St. 1985 6 6-22 500, 800, 808
ABO-N. Rampart St. 1989 5 5-28 732-34, 800, 714, 447, 500, 942
ABO-N. Rampart St. 1987 6 6-02 942, 800, 740
ABO-Orleans St. 1994 5 5-14 718
ABO-Pirates' Alley 1996 4 4-57 622
ABO-Rampart St. 1996 4 4-56 840, 714
ABO-Royal St. 1984 6 6-29 706
ABO-Royal St. 1992 4 4-35 912
ABO-Royal St. 1990 3 3-03 801, 1212, Royal
ABO-Royal St. 1995 5 5-06 1000
ABO-Royal St. 1996 4 4-58 1000, 1212
ABO-Royal St. 1985 6 6-23 1000, 741
ABO-Royal St. 1991 4 4-13 334B
ABO-Royal St. 1988 5 5-37 110-112, 912, 1034
ABO-St. Ann St. 1987 6 6-03 625
ABO-St. Ann St. 1984 6 6-30 547
ABO-St. Louis St. 1996 4 4-59 508
ABO-St. Louis St. 1996 4 4-49 534
ABO-St. Louis St. 1990 3 3-04 534 St. Louis
ABO-St. Louis St. 1992 4 4-36 534, 720
ABO-St. Louis St. 1994 5 5-11 720
ABO-St. Louis St. 1991 4 4-14 500
ABO-St. Peter St. 1992 4 4-37 727, 546, 717
ABO-St. Peter St. 1984 6 6-31 500
ABO-St. Peter St. 1995 5 5-07 727
ABO-St. Peter St. 1996 4 4-60 711
ABO-St. Peter St. 1994 5 5-15 727
ABO-St. Peter St. 1989 5 5-29 731
ABO-St. Philip St. 1991 4 4-15 539
ABO-St. Philip St. 1986 6 6-13 539
ABO-St. Philip St. 1990 3 3-05 539 St. Philip
ABO-St. Philip St. 1993 4 4-26 539
ABO-Toulouse St. 1988 5 5-30 738, 508-512/514-518
ABO-Toulouse St. 1986 6 6-14 615
ABO-Toulouse St. 1991 4 4-16 533
ABO-Toulouse St. 1988 5 5-38 615, 519
ABO-Toulouse St. 1984 6 6-32 511-513
ABO-Toulouse St. 1987 6 6-04 615, 811, 508-516, 508-518
ABO-Toulouse St. 1985 6 6-24 727-733, 811, 511
ABO-Toulouse St. 1993 4 4-27 827
ABO-Wilkinson Row 1992 4 4-38 535,
ABO-Wilkinson Row 1994 5 5-16 535
Administrative Rules, Policies, Procedures for the New Orleans City PlanningCommission-Covers period from 1963-1979 1963-1979 1 1-30
Annual Report 1991 & 1994, 1992-1994 1 1-13
Border Areas 1992 2 2-28
Bourbon Street Ent. Ordinances 1978-1986 1 1-05
Bourbon Street Mall: Enhanced Marketability- 1993 1 1-29 Study conducted by graduate students from University of New Orleans
Casino ND 6 6-36 Central Files
Census Survey Report for Orleans Parish, Louisiana (1970) 1956 1 1-31
Central Files Log Sheet of Documents Received 1993-1994 6 6-37 Central Files
Chapter 65 City Code 1982 1 1-10 Deals with establishment of VCC and the use of signs in the Vieux Carre
Chief Administrative Office 1992 6 6-38 Central Files, Mostly inter-office memos, 1218-1220 Burgundy St, 334 Royal,
Chief Administrative Office 1993 6 6-39 Central Files, Mostly inter-office memos
Citizen Action Center ND 6 6-40 Central Files
City Council 1993 6 6-42 Central Files, 840 Burgundy331 Deacatur, 610-614 Royal, 527 Dumaine, 522 Dumaine, 901 Chartres, 541 Dumaine, 617 Decatur, 633 Bourbon, 603-711 Bourbon, 225 River Road,
City Council 1992 6 6-41 Central Files, 543 Dumaine, 813 Toulouse, 1000 Decatur, 523 Dumaine, 527 Dumaine
City of New Orleans Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance ND 1 1-35 Ordinances dealing with licensing, selling of alcholoic beverages
City of New Orleans-Alcoholic Beverages ND 1 1-32 Ordinances dealing with licensing, selling of alcoholic beverages
City Planning Commission 1992-1993 6 6-43 Central Files, 617 Decatur, 939 Iberville,
Civil Service 1992-1993 6 6-44 Central Files
Code of the City of New Orleans 1956 2 2-01
Communications Re: Buses 1993 2 2-22
Construction Specifications for Asphalt Resurfacing of Streets and Reconstruction of Sidewalks 1983 1 1-21
Construction Specifications for Street Resurfacing Program 1983 1 1-22
Construction Specifications for Streets and Sidewalk Improvements 1983 1 1-20
Cox Cable 1983-1986 1 1-17
Crime 1992 2 2-29
Decatur Street 1988 6 6-33 1204, 331, 1117, 201,
Decatur Street Traffic Plan 1981 1 1-16
Don Costello 1992-1993 6 6-45 Central Files
Enforcement 1992-1993 2 2-26
Executive Orders 1994-1997-Mark Morial Administration 1994-1997 1 1-25
Fee Schedule Presentation and Ordinances 1989 5 5-21 fee schedules and ordinances for alcohol licenses
French Market 1992 6 6-46 Central Files
French Quarter Cleanup 1982 1 1-15
French Quarter Festival 1992-1993 6 6-47 Central Files-Pow Wow Party on Royal, Conti, and St. Louis Sts.
General 1992 2 2-25 various documents
General Information 1977-1984 1 1-11 Deals with demolition, preservation, appeals to the City Council, etc.
General Information Governing the Procurement of Permits, Certificates, & Approvals under Ordinances of New Orleans, Louisiana, in Accordance with the City Charter and State Laws ND 1 1-33
General Specifications & Standard Plans for Street Paving & Temporary Surfacing-City of New Orleans 1948 1 1-34
Hector & Pete's Land Use Surveys 1995-1996 1 1-26
Jackson Square Alleys 1982 1 1-07
Jackson Square Artists 1976-1984 1 1-08 Photos removed
Jackson Square-Washington Artillery Park 1992 6 6-48 Central Files, Requests by organizations to use Jackson Square, Washington Artillery Park
Jackson Square-Washington Artillery Park 1993 7 7-01 Central Files Requests by organizations to use Jackson Square and other locales for activities
Jax Brewery 1983-1992 1 1-09
Land Use 1992 2 2-27
Law Department 1995-1996 6 6-35 Central Files, 622 Esplanade
Law Department 1997-1998 6 6-33 Central Files
Law Department 1992-1994 6 6-34 Central Files, 522 Bourbon
Managing Buses in the Vieux Carre-Updated Fact Sheet 1993 2 2-23
Mayorality Permit-Clint Delong 1992 3 3-40 deals with chapter 46 of the city code
Moratorium (Liquor) 1993 7 7-03 Central Files, 225 Decatur, 203 Carondelet, 204 Decatur, 337 Dauphine, 331 Decatur, 417 Bienville, 800 N. Rampart, 1011 Decatur, 911 Decatur, 827 Toulouse, 309 Bourbon, 721 Bourbon, 233 Decatur
Moratorium (Liquor) 1992 7 7-02 Central Files, 301 N. Peters, 727 St. Peter, 240 Decatur, 201 Decatur, 1041 Dumaine, 717 St. Peter, 546 St. Peter, 619-621 Bourbon, 400 Dauphine,
New Orleans Waterfront Strategic Policy Plan 1991 1 1-19
Ordinance 1993 7 7-05 Central Files, 840 Burgundy, 417 Bienville, 215-225 Decatur, 229 Decatur, 800 N. rampart, 417 Bienville, 522 Dumaine, 527 Dumaine, 1011 Decatur, 901 Chartres, 541 Dumaine, 911 Decatur, 539 S. Philip, 300 Dauphine, 501 Decatur, 721 Bourbon, 201 Decatur
Ordinance 1992 7 7-04 Central Files, 304 N. Peters, 543 Dumaine, 833 Iberville, 240 Decatur, 534 St. Louis, 535 Wilkinson Row, 546 St. Peter, 523 Dumaine, 47 French Market Place, 912 Royal, 737 Canal, 727-729 Bourbon, 720 St. Louis, 800 Dauphine, 717 S. Peter, 1041 Dumaine, 725-739 Iberville, 800 Dauphine, 725-727 Iberville, 620 Chartres, 819 Decatur,
Ordinances Sign Related 1980 1 1-02
Ordinances/Resolutions 1992 7 7-06 Central Files-Taking of bids for sanitation services in proposed casino site.
Ordinances-Alcoholic Beverage Related 1969-1985 1 1-06
Ordinances-Fast Food and Beverage Related 1983-1984 1 1-04
Ordinances-Hotel, Motel, Rooming Houses, etc 1969-1984 1 1-03
Parking, Streets, Traffic 1992 2 2-30
Permittees 1985-1987 3 3-09 List of establishments with alcohol permits in French Quarter
Police Department 1992-1994 7 7-08 Central Files-Miscellaneous dealing with police department
Pontalba (Upper) 1991-1994 7 7-07 Rehabilitation of the Upper Pontalba Apartments
Property Use Survey 1993 1 1-27
Recommendations of the Mayor's Advisory Committee on Charter Revision 1991 1 1-24
Report of the Vieux Carre Transit Committee 1974 1 1-23
Retail Appeals-General Information ND 4 4-44 various amendments to code dealing with French Quarter
Retail-Barracks St. 1997 3 3-44 915
Retail-Barracks St. 1991 4 4-24 901
Retail-Bourbon St. 1991 3 3-29 907, 218, 906, 216-218, 539 St. Philip, 631 Royal
Retail-Bourbon St. 1991 3 3-34 715, 719, 526 1/2, 909
Retail-Bourbon St. 1999 3 3-41 909,
Retail-Bourbon St. 1989 3 3-19 229, 227, 335, 534,
Retail-Bourbon St. 1984 3 3-18 434-36,
Retail-Bourbon St. 1986 3 3-13 624, 232 1/2, 321,
Retail-Bourbon St. 1987 3 3-10 719, 438, 739 Bourbon
Retail-Bourbon St. 1985 3 3-14 photos, 634, 516 1/2,
Retail-Bourbon St. 1997 3 3-45 1004
Retail-Bourbon St. 1988 3 3-23 619-21, 333, 624, 739, 438,
Retail-Burgundy St. 1993 4 4-07 840
Retail-Chartres St. 1997 3 3-46 1139
Retail-Chartres St. 1993 4 4-08 901
Retail-Decatur St. 1985 3 3-15 615,
Retail-Decatur St. 1988 3 3-24 615, 405,
Retail-Decatur St. 1987 3 3-11 515-519 Decatur
Retail-Decatur St. 1989 3 3-20 809,
Retail-Dumaine St. 1994 4 4-03 523
Retail-Dumaine St. 1997 3 3-47 527, 539
Retail-Dumaine St. 1996 4 4-01 539,
Retail-Dumaine St. 1992 4 4-22 543, 523, 527
Retail-Dumaine St. 1991 3 3-35 627
Retail-Dumaine St. 1993 4 4-09 517, 522, 527, 541
Retail-Dumaine St. 1991 3 3-30 543,
Retail-N. Peters St. (Flea Market) 1991 3 3-31 1235,
Retail-N. Peters St. (Flea Market) 1990 3 3-36 1200,
Retail-Royal St. 1998 3 3-42 1212
Retail-Royal St. 1990 3 3-37 334b, 530, 614, 427, 624, 301, 319, 1144, 1041,
Retail-Royal St. 1987 3 3-12 616, 614, 623 Royal
Retail-Royal St. 1985 3 3-16 619
Retail-Royal St. 1989 3 3-21 233, 639, 611, 541, 721-23,
Retail-Royal St. 1991 3 3-32 1029, 509 1/2, 614, 631,
Retail-Royal St. 1996 4 4-02 1022
Retail-Royal St. 1988 3 3-25 233, 621, 738, 721, 624, 318, 505, 619, 1034, 639, 318, 623, 431, 315, 624,
Retail-Royal St. 1994 4 4-04 1034-36
Retail-St. Ann St. 1985 3 3-17 626,
Retail-St. Louis St. 1988 3 3-27 733,
Retail-St. Louis St. 1989 3 3-22 733,
Retail-St. Peter St. 1994 4 4-05 831
Retail-St. Philip St. 1998 3 3-43 534
Retail-St. Philip St. 1990 3 3-38 534
Retail-St. Philip St. 1991 3 3-33 520,
Retail-St. Philip St. 1994 4 4-06 527, 530
Retail-Toulouse 1990 3 3-39 813
Retail-Toulouse St. 1997 3 3-48 813,
Retail-Toulouse St. 1992 4 4-23 813
Retail-Toulouse St. 1988 3 3-28 813,
Safety and Permits 1992-1994 7 7-09 Central Files-1031 Decatur, 521 St. Louis, 738 Royal, 1117 Royal, 516 Conti, 1806 Burgundy, 524 St. Philip, 111-113 Bourbon, 811 Canal, 523 St. Philip, 121-123 Decatur, 721 Bourbon, 221-225 Bourbon, 615 Toulouse, 501 Decatur, 1031-1035 Decatur, 615 Toulouse, 827 Ursulines, 516-522 N. Rampart, 323 Bourbon
Streets Department 1993 7 7-11 Central Files-Flagstone Defects on many streets, 627-629 Toulouse, 631 Toulouse
Streets Department 1992 7 7-10 Central Files-1119 Decatur, 824 Chartres,
Tickler File-Zoning Violations ND 5 5-22 Zoning Violations, alphabetical by street
Time Share Related 1981-1986 1 1-01
Untitled 1976-1984 1 1-14 Architectural Historical Ratings
Untitled 1997-1998 1 1-12 Deals with the Architectural Committee
Untitled 1992 2 2-24 various documents
Untitled 1984-1985 1 1-18 Report on "The Future of the Quarter,"membership of committee dealing with said issue
Vieux Carre Commission Correspondence 1994 2 2-02
Vieux Carre Commission Land Use Survey Oct. 2, 1992 2 2-14
Vieux Carre Commission Property Usage Report 1992 1 1-28
Vieux Carre Commission-Correspondence 1994 2 2-07
Vieux Carre Commission-General 1994-1996 2 2-06
Vieux Carre Commission-Parking, Streets & Traffic Survey Aug. 5, 1992 2 2-18
Vieux Carre Enforcement Survey 1992 2 2-13 A sample of the survey, not the results
Vieux Carre Enforcement Surveys 1992 2 2-32 Results of survey
Vieux Carre Enforcement Surveys 1991-1992 2 2-31 Results of survey
Vieux Carre Management Challenges Report to Task Force Mar, 1993 2 2-19
Vieux Carre Task Force Activity Permit Legislation 1993 2 2-10
Vieux Carre Task Force Border Areas Survey 1992 2 2-11 Results of survey done by V. C. Task Force on areas bordering the French Quarter
Vieux Carre Task Force Compendium of Laws ND 2 2-12 City Code sections dealing with the French Quarter
Vieux Carre Task Force Correspondence 1993 2 2-03
Vieux Carre Task Force Crime Survey Aug. 19, 1992 2 2-09
Vieux Carre Task Force Mailing List 1993 2 2-15
Vieux Carre Task Force Public Hearing Notices 1993 2 2-20
Vieux Carre Task Force Working Paper -Commercial Activity 1993 2 2-04
Vieux Carre Task Force Working Paper-Managing Buses 1993 2 2-05
Vieux Carre Task Force-Commercial Activity 1993 2 2-08
Vieux Carre Task Force-Managing Buses 1993 2 2-16
Vieux Carre Task Force-Managing Commercial Activity 1993 2 2-17
Vieux Carre Task Force-Requested Modifications to Bus Management Proposal 1993 2 2-21
Vieux Carrre Task Force-Requested Modidfications to Bus Management Proposal 1993 2 2-21

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