Canal Street Heritage Buildings, New Orleans Photos

Canal Street, one of the widest streets in New Orleans, was the dividing line between the French and English communities of the city. As such it sprouted many of the most elaborate buildings of the New Orleans of the early 20th Century.

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Canal Street heritage streetscape from 739 Canal up. New Orleans, LA.Canal Street streetscape from Audubon French Quarter to Marriott buildings. New Orleans, LA.Audubon French Quarter. New Orleans, LA.Upper story detail of Kress Building. New Orleans, LA.
Canal Street heritage streetscape from 739 Canal up. New Orleans, LA.Canal Street streetscape from Audubon French Quarter to Marriott buildings. New Orleans, LA.Audubon French Quarter (1909) (8 floors) (931 Canal St.). New Orleans, LA.Upper story detail of Kress Building. New Orleans, LA.
Kress Building. New Orleans, LA.Decorative detail of Kress & Maison Blanche Department Store Buildings on Canal Street. New Orleans, LA.The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans. New Orleans, LA.Column detail of Ritz-Carlton New Orleans. New Orleans, LA.
Kress Building (1912) (5 floors) (900 Canal St.). New Orleans, LA. Style: Art Nouveau. Architect: Emile Weil.Decorative detail of Kress & Maison Blanche Department Store Buildings on Canal Street. New Orleans, LA.The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans (former Maison Blanche Department Store) (1909) (14 floors) (921 Canal St.). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Stone Brothers.Column detail of Ritz-Carlton New Orleans. New Orleans, LA.
Decorative detail of Ritz-Carlton New Orleans. New Orleans, LA.Werlein Music Building. New Orleans, LA.U.S. Custom House. New Orleans, LA.United States Custom House portal. New Orleans, LA.
Decorative detail of Ritz-Carlton New Orleans. New Orleans, LA.Werlein Music Building (now Palace Café) (4 floors) (605 Canal St.). New Orleans, LA.U.S. Custom House (1848-81) (423 Canal St.). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Alexander Thompson Wood, et al.United States Custom House portal. New Orleans, LA.
Egyptian-revival columns on U.S. Custom House. New Orleans, LA.U.S. Custom House stained glass eagle & pelican windows. New Orleans, LA.Heritage buildings along Canal Street at St. Charles. New Orleans, LA.Heritage buildings along Canal Street at St. Charles. New Orleans, LA.
Egyptian-revival columns on U.S. Custom House. New Orleans, LA.U.S. Custom House stained glass eagle & pelican windows. New Orleans, LA.Heritage buildings along Canal Street at St. Charles. New Orleans, LA.Heritage buildings along Canal Street at St. Charles. New Orleans, LA.
Merchants Mutual Insurance Co. Building with twisted columns. New Orleans, LA.Facade details of Hotel Monteleone. New Orleans, LA.Hotel Monteleone. New Orleans, LA.Lobby of Hotel Monteleone. New Orleans, LA.
Merchants Mutual Insurance Co. Building (622 Canal St.) with twisted columns. New Orleans, LA.Facade details of Hotel Monteleone. New Orleans, LA.Hotel Monteleone (1908) (15 floors). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Toledano & Wogan. On National Register.Lobby of Hotel Monteleone. New Orleans, LA.
Jackson Brewery. New Orleans, LA.Streetcar passes Jackson Brewery. New Orleans, LA.Jackson Brewery facade. New Orleans, LA.New Orleans streetcar rounds bend between Canal & St. Charles Street. New Orleans, LA.
Jackson Brewery (1891) (6 floors) (600 Decatur St.). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Dietrich Einsiedel.Streetcar passes Jackson Brewery. New Orleans, LA.Jackson Brewery facade. New Orleans, LA.New Orleans streetcar rounds bend between Canal & St. Charles Street. New Orleans, LA.
Saenger Theatre. New Orleans, LA.


Saenger Theatre (1927) (1111 Canal St.). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Emile Weil. On National Register.



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