Carmelite Monastery Historical

Carmelite Monastery Historical (HM1XWY)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70116 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 57.905', W 90° 3.849'

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James Freret, ArchitectFerdinand Reusch, Jr., BuilderDedicated on November 12, 1895, as the Chapel of Reparations and Monastery of the Discalced Nuns. The cornerstone was laid in 1891 by Archbishop Francis Janssens.The Carmelites, a Catholic Order of Cloistered nuns, was established in Antwerp, Belgium, by the Companions of St. Theresa of Jesus, and arrived in New Orleans in 1877. The nuns moved out of the complex in 1971, and sold it in 1975 to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans, which opened these buildings as a Catholic Charismatic retreat house, The Center of Jesus The Lord.
Year Placed2004
Placed ByOrleans Parish Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Monday, April 17th, 2017 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 783317 N 3318543
Decimal Degrees29.96508333, -90.06415000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.905', W 90° 3.849'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 54.3" N, 90° 3' 50.94" W
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Area Code(s)504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1236 N Rampart St, New Orleans LA 70116, US
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