New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1859 for Nicholas M. Benachi Consul of Greece in New Orleans, the fine Greek Revival house was once known as the "Rendezvous Des Chasseurs" purchased in 1886 by Joseph and Peter Torre whose family residence it was until it was bequeathed to the Louisiana Landmarks Society by Miss Venetia Torre and her brother Louis J. Torre in 1979 purchased, with covenants for restoration and preservation by Robin and James G. Derbes in 1981.
Erected by Orleans Parish Landmarks Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Landmarks • Notable Buildings.
Location. 29° 58.445′ N, 90° 4.479′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Bayou Road and Esplanade Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Bayou Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2257 Bayou Road, New Orleans LA 70119, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas (within shouting distance of this marker); Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dufour-Baldwin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Faubourg Tremé (approx. half a mile away); The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Inc. (approx. half a mile away); Fair Grounds Race Course (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fannie C. Williams / Valena C. Jones Elementary School (approx. ¾ mile away); Central Congregational Church 1872-2005 / Celebrating Central Church's Legacy (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Also see . . . Official Benachi House and Gardens website. (Submitted on September 5, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.