Jackson Square, New Orleans

Jackson Square, New Orleans

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jackson Square, also known as Place d'Armes, is a historic park in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1960. The design of Jackson Square was modeled on the famous Place des Vosges in Paris, France. The square was originally designed by architect and landscaper Louis H. Pili, although he is only given credit for the iron fence. Jackson Square is roughly the size of a city block. Early New Orleans was originally centered around what was then called the Place d' Armes. After the Battle of New Orleans, in 1814, the Place d' Armes was renamed Jackson Square after general Andrew Jackson. In the center of the park stands an equestrian statue of Jackson erected in 1856, one of three in America by sculptor Clarkshow more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134947555
  • 9786134947558