Cast Iron Architectural Decoration of New Orleans Photos

Cast iron & some wrought iron is used extensively on the balconies & fences of buildings in New Orleans. These decorative elements define the character of this old French city.

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Cast iron fence of Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Detail of cast iron fence on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron gate of front door of Gallier House. New Orleans, LA.Pair of homes with elaborate cast iron work at 529-533 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.
Cast iron fence (1853) of Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Detail of cast iron fence on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron gate of front door of Gallier House. New Orleans, LA.Pair of homes with elaborate cast iron work at 529-533 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA. On National Register.
Cast iron details of 533 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Henry Raphael Denis House , then home of Japanese chemist Jokichi Takamine, discoverer of Adrenaline. New Orleans, LA.Detail of cast iron railings on Henry Raphael Denis House. New Orleans, LA.Double gallery house. New Orleans, LA.
Cast iron details of 533 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Henry Raphael Denis House (1834) , then home of Japanese chemist Jokichi Takamine, discoverer of Adrenaline (600 Esplanade at Chartres St.). New Orleans, LA.Detail of cast iron railings on Henry Raphael Denis House. New Orleans, LA.Double gallery house (1225 Chartres St.). New Orleans, LA.
Cast iron grape-motif railings on gallery of. New Orleans, LA.Birth house of jazz artist Danny Barker. New Orleans, LA.Double gallery building at 501 Royal St. at St. Louis. New Orleans, LA.La Croix building. New Orleans, LA.
Cast iron grape-motif railings on gallery of (1127 Chartres St.). New Orleans, LA.Birth house (1027 Chartres St.) of jazz artist Danny Barker. New Orleans, LA.Double gallery building at 501 Royal St. at St. Louis. New Orleans, LA.La Croix building (c1833) (837 Royal St.). New Orleans, LA.
Double gallery house. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron cornstalk fence of Cornstalk Hotel. New Orleans, LA.Detail of corn on cast iron cornstalk fence of Cornstalk Hotel. New Orleans, LA.Cornstalk fence detail of Cornstalk Hotel. New Orleans, LA.
Double gallery house (900 Royal St. at Dumaine). New Orleans, LA.Cast iron cornstalk fence of Cornstalk Hotel. New Orleans, LA.Detail of corn on cast iron cornstalk fence of Cornstalk Hotel. New Orleans, LA.Cornstalk fence detail of Cornstalk Hotel. New Orleans, LA.
Andrew Jackson Hotel on site of U.S. District Court where Jackson was fined for his refusal to lift Martial Law. New Orleans, LA.Sculpted angel on gallery at Royal & St. Philip Sts. New Orleans, LA.Dominique Bouligny House. New Orleans, LA.Eastlake style decoration on shotgun double. New Orleans, LA.
Andrew Jackson Hotel (1888) (919 Royal St.) on site of U.S. District Court where Jackson was fined for his refusal to lift Martial Law. New Orleans, LA. On National Register.Sculpted angel on gallery at Royal & St. Philip Sts. New Orleans, LA.Dominique Bouligny House (1831) (1217 Royal St.). New Orleans, LA.Eastlake style decoration on shotgun double (1224 Royal St.). New Orleans, LA.
John Gauche House. New Orleans, LA.Cherub detail of cast iron railing on Gauche House. New Orleans, LA.Lafitte Guest House. New Orleans, LA.Cast-iron balcony detail. New Orleans, LA.
John Gauche House (1856) (1315 Royal St.). New Orleans, LA.Cherub detail of cast iron railing on Gauche House. New Orleans, LA.Lafitte Guest House (1003 Bourbon St.). New Orleans, LA.Cast-iron balcony detail (819 Bourbon St.). New Orleans, LA.
People taking in Bourbon Street scene. New Orleans, LA.Building decorated for Mardi Gras. New Orleans, LA.Morris-Israel House in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Ironwork side veranda facing 1st St. of 2403 Camp St. in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.
People taking in Bourbon Street scene. New Orleans, LA.Building decorated for Mardi Gras (730 Saint Charles St.). New Orleans, LA.Morris-Israel House (1331 1st St.) in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Ironwork side veranda facing 1st St. of 2403 Camp St. in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.
Side cast iron balcony of Payne House died in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Townhouse with round cast iron gate posts in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Square cast iron gate posts at in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Musson - Bell House in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.
Side cast iron balcony of Payne House died in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Townhouse with round cast iron gate posts (1208 Philip St.) in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Square cast iron gate posts at (1433 Philip St.) in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Musson - Bell House (1853) (1331 3rd St.) in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.
Cast ironwork details of Musson - Bell House in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Robinson House in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Ironwork grills on side balcony of Robinson House in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron fence by C. Pike Maker of New Orleans in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.
Cast ironwork details of Musson - Bell House (1331 3rd St.) in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Robinson House (1862-66) (1415 3rd St.) in Garden District. New Orleans, LA. Architect: Henry Howard.Ironwork grills on side balcony of Robinson House (1415 3rd St.) in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron fence by C. Pike Maker of New Orleans in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.
Cast iron fence of corn stalks by Wood & Miltberger Foundry of Philadelphia around Colonel Short's Villa in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron corn stalk & morning glory gate by Wood & Miltberger Foundry of Philadelphia at Colonel Short's Villa in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Details of cast iron corn stalk & morning glory fence at Colonel Short's Villa in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Details of cast iron corn atop fence at Colonel Short's Villa in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.
Cast iron fence of corn stalks by Wood & Miltberger Foundry of Philadelphia around Colonel Short's Villa in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron corn stalk & morning glory gate by Wood & Miltberger Foundry of Philadelphia at Colonel Short's Villa in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Details of cast iron corn stalk & morning glory fence at Colonel Short's Villa in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.Details of cast iron corn atop fence at Colonel Short's Villa in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.
Cast iron planter urn at "Our Mother of Perpetual Help Chapel" house in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.


Cast iron planter urn at "Our Mother of Perpetual Help Chapel" house in Garden District. New Orleans, LA.



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