Garden District, New Orleans, Louisiana


  • Date
    5/24/2007 (creation)
Related person
Robert Wandel (was created by)
Description
The Garden District in New Orleans is a residential area made up of some the best preserved Southern mansions in the United States. The area consisted of a series of plantations, but was later broken up into smaller plots. The district was laid out by surveyor Barthelemy Lafon in the early 19th century. Keywords: houses, residential landscapes, fence, ironwork, veranda, balcony.
Style/Period
19th Century (1800 - 1899 CE)
Vernacular
Greek Revival