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Photographs from Preliminary Reports on a System of Recreation Facilities and Civic Art, New Orleans, Louisiana


The appearance of the business district is greatly marred by the great number of advertising signs of all descriptions that exist on every street

The appearance of the business district is greatly marred by the great number of advertising signs of all descriptions that exist on every street

An encroachment on sidewalk space which is needed to facilitate pedestrian traffic. Such use of the sidewalks for unloading goods that will remain for a time is a detriment to the City's appearance

Two types of refuse receptacles. The new type, illustrated in the lower [second] picture, should be uniformly adopted throughout the city

Two types of refuse receptacles. The new type, illustrated in the lower [second] picture, should be uniformly adopted throughout the city

An unattractive sign board on St. Charles Avenue. The proximity of such signs is especially detrimental to the general appearance of residential sections

Signboards on Canal Boulevard showing lack of control of design and placement

City Park Avenue, showing how poles and wires detract from the street's appearance

An attractive drive without wires and poles (and with a good type of street tree planting

Two types of streets in New Orleans effectively planted with shade trees

Two types of streets in New Orleans effectively planted with shade trees

The Peristyle in City Park. A contribution to good architecture in park design

A filling station in Audubon Park which does not lend itself to the environment

Two monuments appropriately placed

Two monuments appropriately placed


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    Date: 9/26/2005