Building List of Famous New Orleans Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the New Orleans skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. New Orleans architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in New Orleans are included on this list. Information about these New Orleans buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in New Orleans and older historic landmarks.

This list has a variety of buildings, like St. Louis Cathedral and One Shell Square, in it.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in New Orleans?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in New Orleans. Famous architectural houses within the city of New Orleans are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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1010 Common


1010 Common, located at 1010 Common Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 31-story, 438-foot-tall skyscraper. The building is adjacent to the 14-story Latter Center Garage & Annex. 1010 Common has architectural features of the late Art Deco and Nouveu period though ...more

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City/Town: Louisiana, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1970

Structural Height (m): 133.5

Floors: 31

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1250 Poydras Plaza


1250 Poydras Plaza, located at 1250 Poydras Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 24-story, 342 feet-tall skyscraper. In June 2010 the Unified Command moved its headquarters from the Dutch Royal Shell Conference Center in Robert, Louisiana to the building to deal ...more

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City/Town: Louisiana, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1979

Structural Height (m): 104.24

Floors: 24

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1440 Canal


The 1440 Canal, also formerly known as the Tidewater Building and Tidewater Place, located at 1440 Canal Street in the Medical District of the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is officially a 24-story, 288 feet-tall high-rise building designed in the by Kessels-Diboll-Kessels. ...more

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City/Town: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America, United States with Territories, + more

Opened: Jan 01 1971

Structural Height (m): 87.78

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1515 Poydras


1515 Poydras, located at 1515 Poydras Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 29-story, 341-foot-tall skyscraper. ...more

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City/Town: Louisiana, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1984

Structural Height (m): 103.94

Floors: 29

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1555 Poydras


1555 Poydras, located at 1555 Poydras Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 22-story, 262 feet -tall skyscraper. ...more

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City/Town: Louisiana, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1984

Structural Height (m): 79.86

Floors: 22

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225 Baronne Street


225 Baronne Street, located at 225 Baronne Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 29-story, 362 feet -tall skyscraper. Between 2013 and 2015 the building underwent a $100 million renovation to convert the former office building into a 188 room Aloft Hotel and 192 ...more

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City/Town: Louisiana, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1965

Structural Height (m): 110.34

Floors: 29

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The Aldrich-Genella House is a historic house located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 8, 1980. ...more

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City/Town: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Style: Second Empire, Renaissance architecture

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Amoco Building


Orleans Tower, located at 1340 Poydras Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 20-story, 280 feet-tall skyscraper designed in the international style by 3D/International. The international style grew in popularity during the sixties and seventies after the world ...more

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City/Town: Louisiana, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1977

Structural Height (m): 85.34

Floors: 21

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