Pontalba Building

Pontalba Building New Orleans Louisiana


Stock #: 211906
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: Orleans
Publisher: E. C. Knopp Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Pontalba Bldg., Jackson Square in the Old French Quarter. The Pontalba Buildings flank the Place d'Armes, the picturesque center of ancient New Orleans. The illustration shows one of them. They were built over a century ago by the Baroness de Pontalba. For many years they were the fashionable ancestors of the modern apartment houses. Today they are New Orleans approach to tenement houses