Ironwork: Gate detail 529 Dumaine

This gate may have jumpstarted my decision to map the ironwork in the Quarter. I don’t think the gold detail was there when I first noticed this gate (although I may be wrong) but I was startled when I saw the Pontalba scroll on this other building. I am doing research on the commercial history of Jackson Square and know that the Baroness lived near to Jackson Square while she built the Pontalbas, and I wonder if this might be where she lived.  I’ll post when more information comes my way..529Dumaine4529Dumaine3529Dumaine2529Dumaine!

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New Orleans resident, writer, activist. Public market consultant.

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  1. […] of the many styles of ironwork found in the old quarter. I’d like to ask him if he thinks this house was Pontalba’s home during the construction of the Jackson Square apartments and if that is […]

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