FRENCH QUARTER ARCHITECTURE <ul><li>Krysten Necessary </li></ul>
TYPES OF BUILDINGS: CREOLE TOWNHOUSE <ul><li>Built after the great New Orleans fire of 1788 until the mid 1800s </li></ul>...
TYPES OF BUILDINGS: CREOLE COTTAGE <ul><li>Built between 1790-1850 </li></ul><ul><li>Steeply pitched roof </li></ul><ul><l...
TYPES OF BUILDINGS: SHOTGUN HOUSE <ul><li>Built 1850-1910 </li></ul><ul><li>Narrow rectangular domestic residence </li></u...
TYPES OF BUILDINGS: ENTRESOL HOUSE <ul><li>Term entresol refers to a short mezzanine level located between the ground and ...
TYPES OF BUILDINGS: AMERICAN TOWNHOUSE <ul><li>Narrow, three story structures </li></ul><ul><li>Made of stucco or brick </...
IMPORTANT BUILDINGS: URSULINE CONVENT <ul><li>Oldest building in the Mississippi Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Only building of...
IMPORTANT BUILDINGS:  THE CABILDO <ul><li>Destroyed in the great New Orleans fire in 1788 </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuilt betwee...
IMPORTANT BUILDINGS: ST LOUIS CATHEDRAL <ul><li>Oldest church in Louisiana </li></ul><ul><li>Complete in 1777 </li></ul><u...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

New Orleans by Krysten

447 views

Published on

0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
447
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
11
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

New Orleans by Krysten

  1. 1. FRENCH QUARTER ARCHITECTURE <ul><li>Krysten Necessary </li></ul>
  2. 2. TYPES OF BUILDINGS: CREOLE TOWNHOUSE <ul><li>Built after the great New Orleans fire of 1788 until the mid 1800s </li></ul><ul><li>Shops on the bottom floor and homes on the top floor </li></ul><ul><li>Steeply pitched roof and side gabled with several roof dormer windows </li></ul><ul><li>Exterior is made of brick or stucco </li></ul><ul><li>Usually set close to the property line </li></ul>
  3. 3. TYPES OF BUILDINGS: CREOLE COTTAGE <ul><li>Built between 1790-1850 </li></ul><ul><li>Steeply pitched roof </li></ul><ul><li>Symetrical four opening façade wall </li></ul><ul><li>Exterior is wood or stucco </li></ul><ul><li>Usually set close to the property line </li></ul>
  4. 4. TYPES OF BUILDINGS: SHOTGUN HOUSE <ul><li>Built 1850-1910 </li></ul><ul><li>Narrow rectangular domestic residence </li></ul><ul><li>Usually no more than 12 feet wide with doors at each end </li></ul><ul><li>New Orleans dominant house type </li></ul><ul><li>Typically one story </li></ul><ul><li>Raised on brick piers </li></ul>
  5. 5. TYPES OF BUILDINGS: ENTRESOL HOUSE <ul><li>Term entresol refers to a short mezzanine level located between the ground and third stories </li></ul><ul><li>Animals on the first floor, servants and grain on the second floor and residental living quarters on the top floor (sometimes the second floor, sometimes the third floor) </li></ul><ul><li>Known for putting separate functions on separate levels of a building </li></ul>
  6. 6. TYPES OF BUILDINGS: AMERICAN TOWNHOUSE <ul><li>Narrow, three story structures </li></ul><ul><li>Made of stucco or brick </li></ul><ul><li>Asymetrical arrangement of the façade with a balcony on the second floor </li></ul><ul><li>Sits close to the property line </li></ul>
  7. 7. IMPORTANT BUILDINGS: URSULINE CONVENT <ul><li>Oldest building in the Mississippi Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Only building of the original colony still standing </li></ul><ul><li>Ursuline nuns conducted school for children of the wealthy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is where Emily in Cane River went to school </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Built in 1752 </li></ul>
  8. 8. IMPORTANT BUILDINGS: THE CABILDO <ul><li>Destroyed in the great New Orleans fire in 1788 </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuilt between 1795-1799 </li></ul><ul><li>Home of the Spanish Municipal government in New Orleans </li></ul><ul><li>Took its name from the government body that worked there </li></ul><ul><li>Cabildo means “City Council” </li></ul>
  9. 9. IMPORTANT BUILDINGS: ST LOUIS CATHEDRAL <ul><li>Oldest church in Louisiana </li></ul><ul><li>Complete in 1777 </li></ul><ul><li>Destroyed in the great New Orleans of fire 1788 </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuilt in 1794 </li></ul>

×