Gallier Hall

Also known as: New Orleans City Hall
545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana

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Description 

Among the major achievements of the Greek Revival in America, this is the finest remaining work of architect James Gallier, Sr. (1798-1868). Constructed 1845-1850, the building was originally designed as headquarters for the city government. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 30, 1974

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 30, 1974
Reference number
74002250
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
City hall
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1845; 1850

Update Log 

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

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