architecture http://wwno.org en Shotgun Geography: Richard Campanella's Cityscapes http://wwno.org/post/shotgun-geography-richard-campanellas-cityscapes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tulane School of Architecture professor and author Richard </span>Campanella<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> explains a new aspect of New Orleans geography and culture in his monthly&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cityscapes column for</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;NOLA.com. This month:</span><a href="http://www.nola.com/homegarden/index.ssf/2014/02/shotgun_geography_new_orleans.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> Shotgun geography</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, an examination of the shotgun house.</span></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 14:02:26 +0000 Eve Troeh 54119 at http://wwno.org Richard Campanella Cityscapes: How New Orleans House Numbers Came To Be http://wwno.org/post/richard-campanella-cityscapes-how-new-orleans-house-numbers-came-be <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today we start a new series with New Orleans geographer <a href="http://richcampanella.com" target="_blank">Richard </a></span><a href="http://richcampanella.com" target="_blank">Campanella</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The Tulane professor and author of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Bienville’s</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><em> Dilemma</em>&nbsp;and <em>Geographies of New Orleans</em>, among other titles, also recently started a column for Nola.com and The Times-Picayune. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 02:57:32 +0000 Eve Troeh & Richard Campanella 51730 at http://wwno.org Bronze statue to honor Nacogdoches' prolific architect http://wwno.org/post/bronze-statue-honor-nacogdoches-prolific-architect A bronze sculpture will be dedicated&#160;Thursday in Nacogdoches honoring its prolific architect and builder Diedrich Rulfs. The German-born architect designed most of Nacogdoches’ elegant historic homes from the late 1800s to 1926. This is the seventh sculpture produced by the organization Friends of Historic Nacogdoches, Inc. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:23:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 42795 at http://wwno.org Tulane City Center Extends Outreach To Neighborhoods, Communities http://wwno.org/post/tulane-city-center-extends-outreach-neighborhoods-communities <p></p><p></p><p><span style='font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;'>While many of us are aware of <st1:placename w:st="on">Tulane</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">University</st1:placetype>’s well regarded <st1:placetype w:st="on">School</st1:placetype> of <st1:placename w:st="on">Architecture</st1:placename>, fewer know about <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on"><a href="http://architecture.tulane.edu/outreach/tulane-city-center" target="_blank">Tulane</a></st1:placename><a href="http://architecture.tulane.edu/outreach/tulane-city-center" target="_blank"> </a><st1:placetype w:st="on"><a href="http://architecture.tulane.edu/outreach/tulane-city-center" target="_blank">City</a></st1:placetype><a href="http://architecture.tulane.edu/outreach/tulane-city-center" target="_blank"> </a><st1:placetype w:st="on"><a href="http://architecture.tulane.edu/outreach/tulane-city-center" target="_blank">Center</a></st1:placetype></st1:place><a href="http://architecture.tulane.edu/outreach/tulane-city-center" target="_blank"> </a>and its outreach projects into the community.</span></p><p><span style='font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;'>Sharon Litwin talks with <a href="http://www.tulanecitycenter.org/about/" target="_blank">Maurice Cox</a>, its recently appointed new director about the Center’s plans for <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New Orleans</st1:place></st1:city>.</span> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 36734 at http://wwno.org Between The Stages: Music History Sites To Visit During French Quarter Fest http://wwno.org/post/between-stages-music-history-sites-visit-during-french-quarter-fest <p>The French Quarter is alive with music this weekend as the 30th&nbsp;annual French Quarter Festival kicks into high gear.</p><p>Music has been central to the identity of New Orleans from the earliest years of the city's founding, and a casual stroll through the streets of the French Quarter will bring you past centuries of tangible music history.</p><p>While you're down in the Quarter for the Festival, or any time at all, make sure you don't miss these landmarks.</p><p><strong>J&amp;M Recording Studio</strong><br>840 North Rampart St. (corner of Dumaine)</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:57:06 +0000 Maureen McMurray 33136 at http://wwno.org History Matters: On Preserving Dogtrot Homes http://wwno.org/post/history-matters-preserving-dogtrot-homes History Matters commentator Gary Joiner explores the historical significance of the dogtrot home, and why this type of architecture deserves to have a future.<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/rrr/audio/2013/04/HIST314_0.mp3" class="asset-audio">Commentary #314 - dogtrot homes</a><p><img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/rrr/files/styles/card_280/public/201111/Gary_Joiner_web_0.jpg" alt="" /> <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2013 KDAQ-FM. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:32:00 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 32448 at http://wwno.org PRC Holiday Home Tour http://wwno.org/post/prc-holiday-home-tour <p><span style="font-size: small;">Six historic Garden District homes are getting </span>gussied<span style="font-size: small;"> up for the </span>37th<span style="font-size: small;"> annual&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: small;">Holiday Home Tour, to benefit the Preservation Resource Center.</span></p><p><font size="2">Michael Murphy has lived at his Prytania Street house for 11 years, and is preparing to open it to an admiring public.</font></p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 19:30:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 24467 at http://wwno.org First Frank Gehry House Debuts in Louisiana at Make it Right in Lower Ninth Ward http://wwno.org/post/first-frank-gehry-house-debuts-louisiana-make-it-right-lower-ninth-ward <p>The first home designed by architect Frank Gehry for the Make it Right Foundation has debuted in the Lower Ninth Ward. The lavender and pink duplex reflects a simplicity from his early career. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 15812 at http://wwno.org