Commag?re - Mercier House

Commag?re - Mercier House (HMYP6)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70116 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 57.461', W 90° 3.865'

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Erected about 1995 by Pedro Commg?re after an earlier house on this site was destroyed in the great fire of December 8, 1794.

In 1806 it was occupied in part by John Watkins, mayor of New Orleans and by Mr. Forstall's store.Sold by Pedro Commag?re in 1806 to Mme. Gracieuse Fontenella, wife of Jean Baptiste Mercier, and by her heirs in 1828 to Louis Gally whose family owned it until 1866.

The site was granted by the Company of the Indies to Francois Gallard, called Chamilly, in 1722.Nicolas Vebent, its second owner, sold it in 1782 to Jean Baptiste Orso from whom Commag?re bought it in 1795.

This fine example of New Orleans Spanish Colonial architecture occupied by the Gumbo Shop since 1945.
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HM NumberHMYP6
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Year Placed1978
Placed ByNew Orleans Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 783312 N 3317722
Decimal Degrees29.95768333, -90.06441667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.461', W 90° 3.865'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 27.66" N, 90° 3' 51.90" W
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Area Code(s)504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 628 St Peter St, New Orleans LA 70116, US
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