Rillieux - Waldhorn House

Rillieux - Waldhorn House (HMYN5)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70130 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 57.34', W 90° 4.026'

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Erected 1795-1800

For Vincent Rillieux - 1740-1800

New Orleans merchant and great-grandfather of Edgar Degas, noted French artist

The design of the house is attributed to Barthelemy Lafon - 1769-1820 architect, builder, surveyor and town planner. The wrought iron balconies of the building are notable examples of Spanish Colonial craftsmanship.

Owned by
Paul LaNuse, 1800-1807 - Thomas Elmes, 1807-1810 - John Grieve, 1810-1811 - Planters' Bank, 1811-1820 - Bank of the United States, 1820-1836 - New Orleans Gas Light & Banking Co., 1836-1838

Occupied by Waldhorn Co. Inc., antiques since 1881Restored 1972 - Freret & Wolf, architects
HM NumberHMYN5
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 10:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 783059 N 3317492
Decimal Degrees29.95566667, -90.06710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.34', W 90° 4.026'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 20.40" N, 90° 4' 1.56" W
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Area Code(s)504, 225
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 335 Royal St, New Orleans LA 70130, US
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