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Robert A. Grinnan House, 2221 Prytania Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Robert A. Grinnan House, 2221 Prytania Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

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Significance: The building is significant as one of the best works of Henry Howard, the architect who later designed the more famous Belle Grove Plantation, in which he used the same Greek Corinthian order. ... Significant also is the manner in which apparently all of the owners cared for the property. According to Curtis, the building "has never been so circumstanced as to suffer neglect or deterioration. In fact, its owners have always been people of taste who knew how to value its beauty; and unlike the majority it has been carefully treasured and only such improvements have been undertaken as would enhance its charm."
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-47
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1120
Survey number: HABS LA-1120
Building/structure dates: 1850 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Howard, Henry
Sewell, John
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
Koch, Richard, photographer
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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