Lafayette Square, New Orleans Photos

Lafayette Square in the Central Business District is the epicenter of important federal government structures, like the U.S. Court of Appeals & the Hebert Federal Building. These sit opposite the significant Neo-classical Gallier Hall (1845-53), the former New Orleans City Hall designed by famous architect James Gallier, Sr.

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Gallier Hall. New Orleans, LA.Gallier Hall pediment relief with blind justice & Greek symbols. New Orleans, LA.Soulé College & Gallier Hall on Lafayette Square against highrises. New Orleans, LA.Soulé College. New Orleans, LA.
Gallier Hall (former New Orleans City Hall) (1845-53) (545 St. Charles Ave. on Lafayette Square). New Orleans, LA. Style: Neoclassical. Architect: James Gallier, Sr..Gallier Hall pediment relief with blind justice & Greek symbols. New Orleans, LA.Soulé College & Gallier Hall on Lafayette Square against highrises. New Orleans, LA.Soulé College (St. Charles at Lafayette Sts.). New Orleans, LA.
Decorative elements of Soulé College building. New Orleans, LA.Soulé College building with 607 & 625 Saint Charles. New Orleans, LA.607 Saint Charles with cast iron galleries on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.625 Saint Charles with statue of John McDonogh. New Orleans, LA.
Decorative elements of Soulé College building. New Orleans, LA.Soulé College building with 607 & 625 Saint Charles. New Orleans, LA.607 Saint Charles with cast iron galleries on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.625 Saint Charles with statue of John McDonogh. New Orleans, LA.
625 Saint Charles. New Orleans, LA.Federal Reserve Bank offices. New Orleans, LA.Statue of John McDonogh given by school children of New Orleans on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Statue of Henry Clay on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.
625 Saint Charles (2002) (12 floors). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Trapolin Architects.Federal Reserve Bank offices (525 St. Charles Ave. on Lafayette Square). New Orleans, LA.Statue of John McDonogh given by school children of New Orleans (1892-8) on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Statue of Henry Clay (1856) on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.
Statue of Benjamin Franklin erected 1926. New Orleans, LA.Benjamin Franklin statue detail on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Poydras Center over Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Poydras Center. New Orleans, LA.
Statue of Benjamin Franklin (1706-90) erected 1926. New Orleans, LA.Benjamin Franklin statue detail on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Poydras Center over Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Poydras Center (1983) (28 floors). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Assoc., Inc..
Hale Boggs Federal Complex. New Orleans, LA.United States Courthouse in Hale Boggs Federal Complex on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.John Minor Wisdom United States Court of Appeals Building Fifth Circuit. New Orleans, LA.Marble facade of U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.
Hale Boggs Federal Complex (1962) (14 floors) (501 Magazine St.). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Freret & Wolf, August Perez & Assoc., Mathes Bergman & Assoc..United States Courthouse in Hale Boggs Federal Complex on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.John Minor Wisdom United States Court of Appeals Building Fifth Circuit (1909-15) (600 Camp St.). New Orleans, LA. Architect: James Gamble Rogers of Hale & Rogers + Daniel Chester French. On National Register.Marble facade of U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.
Renaissance style of U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.Helmet of liberty over E Pluribus Unum shield on U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.Zodiac globe with allegorical females atop U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.Zodiac globe with allegorical females atop U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.
Renaissance style of U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.Helmet of liberty over E Pluribus Unum shield on U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.Zodiac globe with allegorical females atop U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.Zodiac globe with allegorical females atop U.S. Court of Appeals Building. New Orleans, LA.
U.S. Court of Appeals Building looking down Camp Street to St. Patrick's Church. New Orleans, LA.Former Eli Lilly & Co. Building now an office building on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Upper story details of former Eli Lilly & Co. Building. New Orleans, LA.F. Edward Hebert Federal Building. New Orleans, LA.
U.S. Court of Appeals Building looking down Camp Street to St. Patrick's Church. New Orleans, LA.Former Eli Lilly & Co. Building (630 Camp St.) now an office building on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Upper story details of former Eli Lilly & Co. Building. New Orleans, LA.F. Edward Hebert Federal Building (1939) (12 floors) (600 South Maestri Place). New Orleans, LA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Howard Lovewell Cheney.
F. Edward Hebert Federal Building over Camp Street with granite eagles. New Orleans, LA.Art Deco eagle of F. Edward Hebert Federal Building. New Orleans, LA.Art Deco eagle of F. Edward Hebert Federal Building. New Orleans, LA.Art Deco construction workers relief on F. Edward Hebert Federal Building. New Orleans, LA.
F. Edward Hebert Federal Building over Camp Street with granite eagles. New Orleans, LA.Art Deco eagle of F. Edward Hebert Federal Building. New Orleans, LA.Art Deco eagle of F. Edward Hebert Federal Building. New Orleans, LA.Art Deco construction workers relief on F. Edward Hebert Federal Building. New Orleans, LA.
Art Deco agricultural workers relief on F. Edward Hebert Federal Building. New Orleans, LA.Art Deco agricultural workers relief over eagle of F. Edward Hebert Federal Building on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Lafayette Hotel on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.
Art Deco agricultural workers relief on F. Edward Hebert Federal Building. New Orleans, LA.Art Deco agricultural workers relief over eagle of F. Edward Hebert Federal Building on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA.Lafayette Hotel (1916) (600 St. Charles Ave.) on Lafayette Square. New Orleans, LA. Architect: S. S. Labouisse.

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