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New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gauche House

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Gauche House Marker
Inscription. This handsome Italianate villa notable for its fine cast iron work was erected in 1856 by John Gauche importer and dealer in crockery and chinaware who purchased this part of the former city commons from Henry R. Denis, attorney

Acquired from the Gauche heirs by Patrick R. O’Brien in 1882 whose heirs owned it until 1911. Purchased in 1937, it was restored in 1938 by Matilda Geddings Gray and in 1969 by Matilda Gray Stream.
 
Erected 1973 by New Orleans Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 29° 57.787′ N, 90° 3.63′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Royal Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1315 Royal Street, New Orleans LA 70116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dominique Bouligny House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bringier – Barnett House (about 400 feet away); Denis House (about 400 feet away); Solomon Northup (about 500 feet away); Gallier House (about 600 feet away); Frances Benjamin Johnston House (about 600 feet
Gauche House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Gauche House Marker
away); Maison Hospitalière (about 600 feet away); Le – Carpentier/Beauregard House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 4, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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