Alexander Allison Photograph Collection
New Orleans Public Library

Birds' Eye Views

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Thumbnail Series Subseries Image # (click to view) Allison's Description Date Additional Description Original Location
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Photograph 1 From 602 Carondelet Street--Hennen Building--Masonic Temple 1905 This photograph was taken at 602 Carondelet; the Hennen Building in the large building at left in the background and the Masonic Temple is the spired building to the right I 01
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Photograph 2 From Morris Building, looking over Jesuits' Church dome 1905 The seven story Morris Building still stands at Canal and Camp Streets I 02
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Photograph 3 From Morris Building, looking towards St. Charles Hotel 1905
I 03
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Photograph 4 From Hennen Building, looking over Jesuits' Church and Maison Blanche 1905 The Hennen Building still stands at 201 Carondelet Street ;the original Maison Blanche Building is the white structure with the domed corner tower in the middle of the photograph I 04
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Photograph 5 From Hennen Building, looking down Bourbon Street 1905
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Photograph 6 From Hennen Building, looking down Bourbon Street 1905
I 06
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Photograph 7 From Hennen Building, looking towards Union Station 1905
I 07
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Photograph 8 From Hennen Building, looking directly towards the River 1905
I 08
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Photograph 9 From Hennen Building, looking towards Algiers Point 1905 The white building just left of center is the old Godchaux Building that stood on the corner of Canal and Chartres Streets I 09
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Photograph 10 From Hennen Building, looking towards Esplanade Ferry 1905 The large building with the central dome at the left is the St. Louis Hotel I 10
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Photograph 11 From Hennen Building, looking up Carondelet Street 1905
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Photograph 12 From Morris Building, looking along Canal Street to River 1905
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Photograph 13 From Morris Building, looking along Canal Street to Lake 1905
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Photograph 14 From Morris Building, looking along Canal Street directly towards Lake 1905
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Photograph 15 From Maison Blanche Building, towards the Southern Railway freight sheds and the Consumers Electric Company stack 1910 The buildings in the left background (left of St. Louis Cemetery #1) are part of the Storyville district II 01
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Photograph 16 From Maison Blanche Building, towards the Southern Railway freight sheds 1948
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Photograph 17 From Maison Blanche Building, towards River along Canal Street 1910
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Photograph 18 From Maison Blanche Building, towards Auditorium 1948
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Photograph 19 From Maison Blanche Building, towards Algiers Point 1910 Just in front of the St. Louis Hotel at far left is the Civil Courts Building (now the Louisiana Supreme Court) under construction II 05
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Photograph 20 From Maison Blanche Building, towards Sugar Refinery 1910
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Photograph 21 From Maison Blanche Building, towards Lake along Canal Street 1910
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Photograph 22 From Maison Blanche Building, towards Lake along Canal Street 1948
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Photograph 23 From Maison Blanche Building, towards Lake along Canal Street 1948
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Photograph 24 From Maison Blanche Building, towards Algiers Point 1948
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Photograph 25 From Maison Blanche Building, looking down on Baronne Street 1910
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Photograph 26 From Maison Blanche Building, looking up Baronne Street 1948
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