Never used for its intended purpose as a rectory or presbyt?re, the building was rented to the city by the cathedral wardens for use as a court house and sold by them to the city in 1853. The rear wings were erected in 1840 by Gobet and Larochette, builders, Benjamin Buisson, architect. The Mansard roof was added in 1847 by Gobet and Amiel, builders.Transferred to the Louisiana State Museum in 1911. Renovated by the State of Louisiana in 1962-63 for the museum.
|Placed By||New Orleans Landmarks Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 3:31pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 783412 N 3317776|
|Decimal Degrees||29.95815000, -90.06336667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 57.489', W 90° 3.802'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 57' 29.34" N, 90° 3' 48.12" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 751 Place John Paul Deaux, New Orleans LA 70116, US|
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