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Date

1-1-1985

Description

Jackson Square is a historic park in the French quarter of New Orleans designed after the famous 17th century Place des Vosges in Paris, France by the architect Louis H. Pilié. The site is popular for the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson, the location where Louisiana was made United States territory through the Louisiana Purchase, and three 18th-century historic buildings; the St. Louis Cathedral, the Cabildo, and the Presbytère

Notes

Bibliography: "Jackson Square in the French Quarter." Experience New Orleans, 2015, www.experienceneworleans.com/jackson-square.html . Accessed on 23 Mar. 2016. Frehling, William W. "Charleston's Battery and New Orleans's Jackson Square." American Places: Encounters with History, OUP Oxford, 2000, pp. 153-154.

Creator 1 Role

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Building Type

Park

Building Style

Colonial

Subject Headings

Jackson Square (New Orleans, La); Plazas -- Louisiana -- New Orleans; Historic buildings -- Louisiana -- New Orleans; Urban parks -- Louisiana -- New Orleans

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Louisiana

City Name

New Orleans

Street Address

700 Decatur St

Keywords

cathedral, park, historic, historic buildings, New Orleans, Louisiana

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