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Huey P. Long Bridge, Administration Building, 5100 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, Jefferson Parish, LA

Huey P. Long Bridge, Administration Building, 5100 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, Jefferson Parish, LA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Huey P. Long Bridge, Administration was built as part of the Huey P. Long Bridge project and designated as Contract No. 10. It was built to house the administrative offices of the Louisiana Highway and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commissions and the control room for the bridge operations. The simple Modern/Beaux-Arts style building was designed by renowned Lousiana Architects; Weiss, Dreyfous & Seiferth of New Orleans who also designed the new nationally significant 1932 Modern/Beaux-Arts style Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1072
Survey number: HAER LA-17-A
Building/structure dates: 1935 Initial Construction

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Weiss, Dreyfuss & Seiferth, Architect
R.P. Farnsworth & Co., Inc, Contractors
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Location

Jefferson Island29.95486, -90.17801
Google Map of 29.9548574, -90.1780102
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html