New Orleans Streets: A Walker's Guide to Neighborhood Architecture

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Overview
This presentation of the neighborhoods of New Orleans offers an expert's perspective on the city's architectural diversity and details, one block at a time. New Orleans Times-Picayune columnist Stephanie Bruno presents the best of her "StreetWalker" column in this illustrated resource. From the Garden District to Mid-City, each block included features photographs of the homes, a description of the buildings, and a map for easy access.
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ISBN: 9781589808744
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
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State: Louisiana
Images: 730
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 9 (w) x 6 (h)
Author
A native of New Orleans, R. Stephanie Bruno is an architectural historian and preservation consultant. Bruno has served as the director of the New Orleans Preservation Resource Center's Operation Comeback and writes a column about New Orleans neighborhoods, houses, residents, and streets for InsideOut, published by the New Orleans Times-Picayune. A member of the New Orleans Geological Society and New Orleans Metropolitan Realtors, her honors include two City of New Orleans Golden Hammer Awards for historic preservation, the Louisiana Landmarks Society Media Award, and nomination as one of New Orleans Magazine's Women of the Year in 2002. Bruno earned her B.A. in geology and English from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. A woman of many talents, she has worked in real estate and development as well as in the oil industry as a petroleum geologist and enjoys renovating old homes and gardening. She lives with her two sons in New Orleans, Louisiana, in an Italianate cottage that has been in her family for more than seventy years.
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