The Pitot House: A Landmark on Bayou St. John

The Pitot House: A Landmark on Bayou St. John

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Travel back in time to one of New Orleans' oldest historic homes. The Pitot House retains its architectural purity and significance because of the Louisiana Landmarks Society's efforts in preservation. A traditional Creole country home, the structure remains as a point of reference around which the city revolves. An update of the Pitot House history, this publication marks the 50th Anniversary of the acquisition and relocation of the house by Louisiana Landmarks Society. This well-researched volume reveals the captivating history of this gem from the colonial period. The detailed descriptions of the style of the building are enhanced by archival photographs and historical background information. The functionality, integrity, and design of the Pitot House stand as reminders of New Orleans' architectural evolution and memory. Written by James Wade, with photography by Robert S. Brantley and Jan White Brantley, as well as a foreword by Eugene D. Cizek, this new book captures the history and beauty of the Pitot House.

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