Richard Campanella
Shown below is 1 of 37 pairs of then-and-now photographs of historic New Orleans, dating from the 1840s to the 1990s. See if you recognize their locations (some are difficult!). Want to see more? Please check out my 1999 book, New Orleans Then and Now.

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"Lincoln in New Orleans," 2010 Winner of the Williams Prize from The Historic New Orleans Collection; "Bienville's Dilemma," Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities' 2009 Book of the Year Award; "Geographies of New Orleans," Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities' and New Orleans-Gulf South Booksellers Association's 2006 Book of the Year Award; "Time and Place in New Orleans," New Orleans-Gulf South Booksellers Association 2002 Book of the Year Award

Featured Books

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Geographies of New Orleans
Urban Fabrics Before The Storm
The Photojournalism of Del Hall
New Orleans and Beyond, 1950s-2000s
Bourbon Street
A History
Lost New Orleans
Released May 1, 2015 from Pavilion Books, London
Cityscapes of New Orleans
The West Bank of Greater New Orleans
A Historical Geography