Architecture Spotlight: The Pontalba Buildings of New Orleans

Pontalba buildings are evocative of the decadent and elegant architecture that define New Orleans. Forming two sides of NOLA’s famous Jackson Square in the French Quarter, the matching red-brick expand one city block with four stories. Dating to the late 1840s, they were built by Baroness Micaela Almonester Pontalba. Today, the ground floors of the [...]