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Photographs from Preliminary Reports on a System of Recreation Facilities and Civic Art, New Orleans, Louisiana


Audubon Park is New Orleans' most beautiful recreation ground. Such features shown in the accompanying pictures add to the charm of the Park

Audubon Park is New Orleans' most beautiful recreation ground. Such features shown in the accompanying pictures add to the charm of the Park

St. Louis Cathedral in the Vieux Carre, facing Jackson Square

Armory in the rear of the Cabildo, built in 1832

The lower Pontalba Building, facing Jackson Square. One of the many buildings in the Vieux Carre being preserved through private ownership

The Cabildo. One of the most interesting public buildings in the French Quarter

The Old Absinthe House. Though preserved in its exterior, the fascination of the building has been destroyed by its recent conversion into a tea room

The Patio Royal. Old Morphy House

The old type of light and trolley standard now used on Canal Street

Light standard erected in Elks' Place for purpose of comparison with present light standards on Canal Street

Two types of street lights in the Vieux Carre

Standards in a section of the French Quarter which could well be adopted throughout

Two pictures showing improvements already started for beautification of the river front at the foot of Canal Street

Two pictures showing improvements already started for beautification of the river front at the foot of Canal Street

One of the most interesting characteristics of New Orleans is the "Old World" architecture. The wrought iron canopies of the French Quarter are reminiscent of the French and Spanish supremacy


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