Accession Number : ADA286972
Title : Architectural and Archeological Investigations in and Adjacent to the Bywater Historic District, New Orleans, Louisiana
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : GOODWIN (R CHRISTOPHER) AND ASSOCIATES INC NEW ORLEANS LA
Personal Author(s) : Hinks, Stephen ; Irion, Jack B ; Kuranda, Kathryn M ; Draughon, Ralph, Jr ; Athens, William P
Report Date : Oct 1994
Pagination or Media Count : 516
Abstract : This study consisted of an architectural assessment and an archeological reconnaissance of all or portions of 64 city blocks situated along the western side of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, Louisiana. This study was designed to provide sufficient cultural resources data to aid the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in management of cultural Resources that may be impacted by planned construction of new replacement locks along the Canal. The architectural study involved an initial comprehensive reconnaissance of all 179 standing structures and complexes located within the project area. This was followed by intensive architectural survey of the 113 historic structures that possessed integrity. Inventoried structure were evaluated individually and collectively against the national register of historic places criteria. Recommendations included incorporation of additional project area buildings into the existing Bywater National Register Historic District. The archeological study involved several components. Based on collected data, as well as Preliminary disturbance study, an archeological research design was developed to guide future excavations in the Bywater Project area.
Descriptors : *SITE SELECTION , *HISTORIC SITES , *CULTURAL RESOURCES , *LOUISIANA , ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT , SURVEYS , ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Subject Categories : Humanities and History
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE