Richard Campanella Cityscapes: New Orleans' Tallest, Strangest, Forgotten Building

Apr 10, 2014

Each month geographer Richard Campanella shares a few insights from his Cityscapes column, found at and the Times-Picayune. Today he describes a building that once defined the New Orleans skyline. It was a shot tower — a factory to produce ammunition.

We sat down to talk with Professor Campanella about the structure.