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Pedesclaux-Lemonnier House

 
 
Pedesclaux-Lemonnier House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Pedesclaux-Lemonnier House Marker
Inscription. Pierre Pedesclaux, prominent notary purchased this site in 1795 and began construction of this house. Its design is attributed to Barthelemy Lafon architect, whose office was here in 1805. Purchased in 1811 by Dr. Yves Réné Lemonnier and François Grandchamps, pharmacist. The house was then completed by architects Latour and Laclotte and owned by the Lenonnier family until 1860. This house became famous as the setting of George Washington Cable’s 1873 story “Sieur George.”
 
Erected 1986 by New Orleans Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 29° 57.467′ N, 90° 3.883′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Royal Street and St. Peter Street on Royal Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 640 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. Avart-Peretti House (a few steps from this marker); Commagère – Mercier House (within shouting distance of this marker); LaBranche Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Victor David House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Pedesclaux-Lemonnier House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Pedesclaux-Lemonnier House Marker
Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Faulkner House (within shouting distance of this marker); Quartier General de la Garde Municipale (within shouting distance of this marker); Pat O’Brien’s (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 51 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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