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Avart-Peretti House

 
 
Avart-Peretti House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Avart-Peretti House Marker
Inscription.
Erected 1842 as a two-story house for
Mme. Augustine Eugenie de Lassize
widow of Louis Robert Avart
J.N.B. de Pouilly and Ernest Goudchauz architect-builders

From 1906 through 1923 it was the
residence and studio of the artist
Achille Peretti

During 1946 and 1947
Tennessee Williams
lived here and wrote
“A Steetcar Named Desire”

 
Erected 1986 by New Orleans Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 29° 57.458′ N, 90° 3.875′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Saint Peter Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 632 Saint Peter Street, New Orleans LA 70116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commagère – Mercier House (a few steps from this marker); Pedesclaux-Lemonnier House (a few steps from this marker); Victor David House (within shouting distance of this marker); LaBranche Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Faulkner House (within shouting distance of this marker); David Bannister Morgan
Avart-Peretti House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Avart-Peretti House Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Quartier General de la Garde Municipale (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Additional keywords. Tennessee Williams
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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