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

Hermann – Grima House

 
 
Hermann – Grima House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Hermann – Grima House Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1831 by Samuel Hermann, William Brand, architect – builder. Purchased 1844 by Felix Grima judge, attorney and notary public. Owned by the Grima family until 1921 – acquired by the Christian Woman’s Exchange 1924. An important example of the American influence on New Orleans architecture. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places 1971
 
Erected 1973 by New Orleans Landmarks Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 29° 57.428′ N, 90° 4.06′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on St. Louis Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 820 St. Louis Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Pierre Maspero’s Slave Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); Audubon Room (within shouting distance of this marker); Girod House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jack Teagarden (within shouting distance of this marker); Nicholas Bertoli Building
Hermann – Grima House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Hermann – Grima House Marker
The plaque above reads: Hermann – Grima House has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1975 National Park Service United States Department of the Interior
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Xiques House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The French Opera House (about 400 feet away); Tortorici’s (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  Hermann – Grima House - New Orleans. (Submitted on January 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Hermann – Grima House National Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 2, 2012
3. Hermann – Grima House National Historic Landmark
Hermann-Grima House (added 1971 - - #71000359) National Historic Landmark 1975 Also known as Christian Woman's Exchange 818--820 St. Louis St. , New Orleans • Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
• Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
• Architectural Style: Other
• Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture
• Period of Significance: 1825-1849 • Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
• Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Hermann – Grima House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
4. Hermann – Grima House
The Hermann – Grima House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
5. The Hermann – Grima House
The Hermann – Grima House Workshop image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
6. The Hermann – Grima House Workshop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on April 5, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6. submitted on January 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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