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Mary Cable
Unknown institution

Lost New Orleans: a Social and Architectural History, with Emphasis on Destroyed Landmarks

To publish a detailed account, with photographs of New Orleans’ unique social history, showing how the city's architecture evolved from special requirements of climate, terrain, and custom. The book is under contract to Houghton - Mifflin for publication. The book will be designed to arouse the interest and civic indignation of the general public, in New Orleans and wherever else our national heritage of fine, useable old buildings is being thoughtlessly destroyed.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

State and Local and Regional Studies

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$1,255 (approved)
$1,255 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1977 – 5/31/1978