Jackson Square in French Quarter, New Orleans Photos

Jackson Square (originally the Place d'Armes) was in created 1721 by Adrien de Pauger is the heart of New Orlean's French Quarter. The Square contains an equestrian statue of the hero of the Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson, created in 1815 by Clark Mills. An elaborate cast iron fence, upon which local artists display their paintings, surrounds the square's formal gardens. The square itself is defined by the Mississippi River, the Cathedral plus neoclassical structures like the Cabildo, the Presbytère, & Pontalba Buildings.

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Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.St. Louis Cathedral & Andrew Jackson statue in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Equestrian statue of President Andrew Jackson, victorious General of Battle of New Orleans by Clark-Mills. New Orleans, LA.Detail of equestrian statue of General Andrew Jackson in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.
Jackson Square (originally Place d'Armes) (created 1721 by Adrien de Pauger). New Orleans, LA. On National Register.St. Louis Cathedral & Andrew Jackson statue in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA. Equestrian statue (1853) of President Andrew Jackson, victorious General of Battle of New Orleans (1815) by Clark-Mills. New Orleans, LA.Detail of equestrian statue of General Andrew Jackson in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.
Equestrian statue of General Andrew Jackson in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Andrew Jackson statue in silhouette on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron fence of Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Detail of cast iron fence on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.
Equestrian statue of General Andrew Jackson in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Andrew Jackson statue in silhouette on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron fence (1853) of Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Detail of cast iron fence on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.
Artist displays paintings on cast iron fence of Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Caleches for hire at Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Washington Artillery Park at Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Overview of Jackson Square with Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, Presbytère & Andrew Jackson statue. New Orleans, LA.
Artist displays paintings on cast iron fence of Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Caleches for hire at Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Washington Artillery Park at Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Overview of Jackson Square with Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, Presbytère & Andrew Jackson statue. New Orleans, LA.
Cabildo now houses Louisiana State Museum was site of Louisiana Purchase Transfer. New Orleans, LA.Facade & cupola of Cabildo on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.View of Jackson Square against downtown highrises. New Orleans, LA.Presbytère was initially Louisiana Supreme Court now Louisiana State Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Cabildo (1788 rebuilt 1795-99) now houses Louisiana State Museum was site of Louisiana Purchase Transfer (1803). New Orleans, LA. Architect: Gilberto Guillemard. On National Register. Facade & cupola of Cabildo on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.View of Jackson Square against downtown highrises. New Orleans, LA.Presbytère (originally Casa Curial) (1791-1813) was initially Louisiana Supreme Court (until 1834) now Louisiana State Museum. New Orleans, LA. On National Register.
Balcony of Muriel's building on corner of Jackson Square beside Presbytère. New Orleans, LA.Streetscape up St. Ann St. from Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Lower Pontalba Building conceived by Baroness Pontalba seen across Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Detail of corner balconies on Lower Pontalba Building in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.
Balcony of Muriel's building on corner of Jackson Square beside Presbytère. New Orleans, LA.Streetscape up St. Ann St. from Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Lower Pontalba Building (1851) conceived by Baroness Pontalba seen across Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA. Architect: James Gallier & Henry Howard. On National Register.Detail of corner balconies on Lower Pontalba Building in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.
Entrance of 1850 House in Lower Pontalba Building on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron balcony details on Lower Pontalba Building in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Facade of Lower Pontalba Building in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Section of Upper Pontalba Building on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.
Entrance of 1850 House in Lower Pontalba Building on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA. Cast iron balcony details on Lower Pontalba Building in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Facade of Lower Pontalba Building in Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Section of Upper Pontalba Building on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA. On National Register.
Facade of Upper Pontalba Building on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Building at corner of Chartres & St. Peter on corner of Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.St. Louis Cathedral on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.St. Louis Cathedral. New Orleans, LA.
Facade of Upper Pontalba Building (1851) on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.Building at corner of Chartres & St. Peter on corner of Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.St. Louis Cathedral on Jackson Square. New Orleans, LA.St. Louis Cathedral (1851). New Orleans, LA. Architect: J.N.B. de Pouilly then Alexander Sampson.

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