attractions 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.

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 it is a revival since it was built in the 1970s. ...more

City/Town: Louisiana, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1970

Structural Height (m): 133.5

Floors: 31


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 with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. ...more

City/Town: Louisiana, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1979

Structural Height (m): 104.24

Floors: 24


Tidewater Building

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. The building has lesser-known 25th and 26th floors that are accessible only from the 24th floor and are much smaller in area than the other floors. It originally was built as the corporate office for Tidewater Marine in 1971. Tidewater Inc. donated the building to Tulane University in 1993. The building is the home to the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. A few other ...more

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

Opened: Jan 01 1971

Structural Height (m): 87.78


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

City/Town: Louisiana, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1984

Structural Height (m): 103.94

Floors: 29