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Louisiana Sugar Exchange, North Front & Bienville Streets, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Louisiana Sugar Exchange, North Front & Bienville Streets, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

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Significance: By the middle of the nineteenth century, the Louisiana sugar industry had become one of the major economic forces of the state, and in 1882 it was deemed necessary to create a separate exchange for the handling of transactions. A charter was granted on March 6, 1883, and shortly thereafter the building on North Front and Bienville Streets was erected.
Survey number: HABS LA-1110
Building/structure dates: ca. 1884 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1963 Demolished

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Freret, James
Turck, Joseph R
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