The Presbytère, built in 1790, was originally called the "Ecclesiastical House." It served as a courthouse and a ... More
The Presbytère, built in 1790, was originally called the "Ecclesiastical House." It served as a courthouse and a commercial business before becoming one of five buildings in the French Quarter that make up the Louisiana State Museum. Exhibits focus on paintings, furniture, pottery, clothing, and every kind of craft or relic imaginable, as long as it illustrates Louisiana's culture and colorful past.
You can find this historical landmark in the middle of the French Quarter on one of the city's busiest streets.
1850 House was designed by the famous James Gallier Sr., whose Gallier House is also a historical landmark. Both ...
The Sisters of Ursula established Catholic schools for African American and Native American girls and set up the first orphanage
in Louisiana. The convent is now home to Catholic archives dating back to 1718. It is the oldest building ...
The Mercedes Benz Superdome is one of the largest stadiums in the country and seats 87,500 people. The Dome is
home to the New Orleans Saints football team and the Tulane University Green Wave. The Dome also hosts conventions, ...