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The Cabildo, 711 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

The Cabildo, 711 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Cabildo was erected between 1795 and 1799 to house the meetings of the local Spanish government. In light of the far-reaching events which took place there at the beginning of the the nineteenth century, the building is one of the most important historical structures in the United States, and the most significant surviving monument of the Spanish rule in Louisiana. The Cabildo was designed in a Neo-classical style commonly used for Spanish governmental buildings of the eighteenth century.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-4
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-55
Survey number: HABS LA-18-4
Building/structure dates: 1799 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1847 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1851 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1969 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000373

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Guillemard, Don Gilberto
y Rojas, Don Andres, Almonester
Surgi, Louis
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Library of Congress
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