New Orleans 1984 Preservation Resource Center, single 2-bay Shotgun House Irish Channel Historic Architectural District

December 14, 2009

New Orleans 1984, originally uploaded by jeff lamb.

on Constance st near 2nd

A single Italianate shotgun uptown in the Irish Channel. The porch roof is painted a sky blue, and means one of two things, one that is simply a visual cue suggesting the blue sky above, or of more interest a sign that the residents have a daughter who has come of age and may be courted by the proper suitors.

– an image from the 1984 PRC portfolio, and survey of historic New Orleans architecture, for an exhibit at the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition


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