Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture, A

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By Roulhac Toledano

Publisher : Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.

Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture, A

ABOUT Roulhac Toledano

Roulhac Toledano
An award-winning author of more than a dozen books, Roulhac B. Toledano is a prominent lecturer and an authority on historical architecture. She is the recipient of the American Institute of Architects International Book Award and works as an artist, writer, and preserver of historic Ameri More...



This attractive and useful guide to New Orleans architecture presents typical historical house types along with color archival drawings dating back to the 1830s. It includes a discussion of how and why to continue using such plans when renovating, restoring, rebuilding, or designing new houses in New Orleans. French, Spanish, Creole, and American styles are examined.