New Orleans is many things to its many visitors. Regardless of the reason for their visits to the Crescent City, one feature that visitors always seek out is its unique architecture. This latest collaboration by husband-and-wife team Paul and Lee Malone takes readers on a tour of the finest architecture, ironwork, patios, and courtyards of New Orleans, a place the authors describe as "a city of captivating contrasts."
In The Majesty of New Orleans, the Malones have captured in full color the highlights and secret beauty of New Orleans at its best. The book's combination of history and photography introduces readers to such attractions as the Cabildo, Gallier House, The Court of Two Sisters, and Napoleon House. Outside the Vieux Carré are the St. Louis Cemetery #1, Metairie Cemetery, Long Vue Gardens, and the Marks Isaacs House.
Paul and Lee Malone have produced three other handsome books: Louisiana Plantation Homes: A Return to Splendor, The Majesty of the River Road, and The Majesty of the Felicianas. In each, Paul has provided the stunning photography of interiors and exteriors, and Lee has written the historical background. As in their previous books, the authors document historic sites and landmarks in what are sure to be some of the most breathtaking New Orleans photographs in existence.
ISBN: ; Author: Malone, Lee; Publisher: Pelican Publications; Format: Hardcover;