Building New Orleans: The Fifties
The Civic Center

1955 rendering of the Civic Center by New Orleans artist Morris Henry Hobbs.

Aerial view, ca. 1952, showing the old Union Station, the Union Passenger Terminal under construction, and the future sites of the Civic Center and the Superdome.

View from the intersection of Poydras and Loyola, looking toward the Civic Center site, early 1950s.

City Hall under construction, October, 1955.

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