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Tortoriciís

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Tortoriciís Marker
Inscription. Three generations of Tortoriciís have owned The Nationally Famous Tortorici Restaurant. Louis Tortorici left his native Italy for New Orleans and founded the Contessa Entllina Society, and on September 8, 1886 he became its first president. His son Anthony opened Tortoriciís Restaurant in 1900 with his Father. His sons Anthony & Joseph became the proprietors in 1946.
 
Location. 29° 57.385′ N, 90° 3.986′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Royal Street and St. Louis Street on Royal Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 441 Royal Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judge Fred J. Cassibry Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Pecquet Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Boimarť-Macarty House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jack Teagarden (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Pierre Masperoís Slave Exchange (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Girod House (about 300 feet away); Merieult House (about 300 feet away); Nicholas Bertoli Building (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Tortoriciís Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Tortoriciís Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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