New Orleans Mid Century Modern to be Demolished – Call for Documentation

We received a notice from Susan Johnson, a preservationists in New Orleans, that a 1962 residence designed by Louisiana Mid-Century Modern architect George J. Riehl (of the firm Benson and Riehl) is scheduled for demolition at 1441 State Street.  Riehl designed the California Building and the Saratoga Building in downtown New Orleans—commercial buildings that were both […]

Guest Blog: The Mystery of the McDonoghville Cemetery

Recently one of our members, Joan Garner, reached out about a historic cemetery in her neighborhood.  She has been researching its history and piecing together a timeline of events and activities about this historic final resting ground.  Mysteries have arisen on varying ownership over the years as well as hidden histories of former slave graves.  […]