Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Gallier Hall


Gallier Hall on St. Charles Street inNew Orleans today is a recption hall and home to the Ty Tracy Theatre.. The building -- dedicated in 1853 served as city hall for more than 100 years.

On Mardi Gras Day, the Rex parade passes down St. Charles Avenue. King Rex stops in front of Gallier Hall to salute his queen.

The building sits across from Lafayette Square.

--steve buser


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9 comments:

Southern Lady said...

Awesome photo of a beautiful old building, Steve.

Abraham Lincoln said...

It very much reminds me of the old city hall buildings in nearby Dayton, Ohio. I don't know what they are used for now. I like your photography, Steve.

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Boise Diva said...

And so it looks it it should be a city hall, or a courthouse.

Laurie said...

Now this is what city halls should look like. What a gorgeous shot, Steve.

raf said...

Beautiful night shot of that grand old building, Steve!

gogouci said...

Love the column architecture. Nice night photo.

Sharon said...

What a grand building. Perfect for a city hall.

Wanda said...

It reminded me of the courthouse in "Back to the Future"

A lovely building indeed!

Eric Bouler said...

Steve, I must have the smae photo somewhere. Great shots. You will have to see a slide show I did for the Warehouse District on my blog. You should notice a lot of familiar shots. Take a look