The Presbytere

751 Chartres St., New Orleans, Louisiana

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Presbytere

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Richard Koch, Photographer, April, 1934 SOUTHEAST ELEVATION - FRONT

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

Built c. 1791-1813, this two story brick structure was designed as a companion building to the Cabildo and intended as the parish rectory for St. Louis Cathedral. Construction was begun during the period of Spanish rule. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, April 15, 1970

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 15, 1970
Reference number
70000257
NR name
Presbytere, The
Architectural styles
Colonial; Other architectural type; Spanish colonial
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Church school
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1750-1799
Significant years
1791; 1813

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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