Lee Circle & Museum District, New Orleans Photos

Lee Circle is crowned with a 60-foot General Robert E. Lee monument (1884) at the end of St. Charles Avenue. Several museums are clustered in the area including the Confederate Civil War Museum in the Confederate Memorial Hall, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art which includes the Richardsonian Romanesque Taylor Library (formerly Howard Memorial Library), the Contemporary Arts Center in the Besthoff Building, plus The National World War II Museum.

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General Robert E. Lee monument in Lee Circle at end of St. Charles Avenue. New Orleans, LA.General Robert E. Lee statue atop Lee monument. New Orleans, LA.Taylor Library, Confederate Memorial Hall & Ogden Museum of Southern Art. New Orleans, LA.Howard Memorial Library [aka Patrick F. Taylor Library]. New Orleans, LA.
General Robert E. Lee monument (1884) (60-foot 18 m) in Lee Circle at end of St. Charles Avenue. New Orleans, LA. On National Register.General Robert E. Lee statue atop Lee monument. New Orleans, LA.Taylor Library, Confederate Memorial Hall & Ogden Museum of Southern Art. New Orleans, LA.Howard Memorial Library [aka Patrick F. Taylor Library] (1889) (615 Orleans Ave.). New Orleans, LA. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge.
Red stone facade of Patrick F. Taylor Library, now part of Ogden Museum of Southern Art. New Orleans, LA.Filial details of Patrick F. Taylor Library. New Orleans, LA.Patrick F. Taylor Foundation building at One Lee Circle. New Orleans, LA.Confederate Memorial Hall & Confederate Civil War Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Red stone facade of Patrick F. Taylor Library, now part of Ogden Museum of Southern Art. New Orleans, LA.Filial details of Patrick F. Taylor Library. New Orleans, LA.Patrick F. Taylor Foundation building at One Lee Circle. New Orleans, LA.Confederate Memorial Hall (1891) & Confederate Civil War Museum (929 Camp St.). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Thomas O. Sully. On National Register.
Entrance arch of Confederate Memorial Hall. New Orleans, LA.Confederate Memorial Hall & Ogden Museum of Southern Art. New Orleans, LA.Stephen Goldring Hall of Ogden Museum of Southern Art. New Orleans, LA.Contemporary Arts Center in Besthoff Building. New Orleans, LA.
Entrance arch of Confederate Memorial Hall. New Orleans, LA.Confederate Memorial Hall & Ogden Museum of Southern Art. New Orleans, LA.Stephen Goldring Hall of Ogden Museum of Southern Art (1999) (925 Camp St.). New Orleans, LA.Contemporary Arts Center in Besthoff Building (900 Camp St.). New Orleans, LA.
Sculpture courtyard of K&B Plaza. New Orleans, LA.Sculpture courtyard of K&B Plaza. New Orleans, LA.National World War II Museum. New Orleans, LA.Louisiana Children's Museum building on Julia St. New Orleans, LA.
Sculpture courtyard of K&B Plaza (1962) (1055 St. Charles Ave.). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.Sculpture courtyard of K&B Plaza. New Orleans, LA.National World War II Museum. New Orleans, LA. Louisiana Children's Museum building on Julia St. New Orleans, LA.

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