New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Miss Susie Ellermann's House
Thomas Sully, Architect
Described at the time it was built as an "Old Colonial Cottage."
Sully was born in Mississippi in 1855 and trained in New York and Texas after which he set up practice in New Orleans where he became one of the city's leading architects.
Sully was the great nephew of the painter Thomas Sully (1783-1872) for whom he was named.
He was in partnership with Albert Toledano from 1882 to 1892 and then formed a new office known as Thomas Sully and Co., Ltd.
After the turn of the century sully went into semi-retirement spending most of his time sailing yachts built to his own designs and specifications until his death in 1937.
Erected 1995 by Orleans Parish Landmarks Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
Location. 29° 55.65′ N, 90° 7.352′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Henry Clay Avenue and Prytania Street, on the left when traveling north on Henry Clay Avenue. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judge John Howard Ferguson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Land Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); DeDroit Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Classic Designs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Audubon Park History (approx. 0.4 miles away); Audubon Zoo (approx. half a mile away); Audubon Zoo's Whooping Crane Legacy (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.