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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“an informative joy… juggles statistics, geography, demographics, analysis, history and storytelling with brevity and wit…will make even the staunchest enemies of [Bourbon Street] reexamine their biases.”

—--Leigh Checkman,

Featured Books

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Geographies of New Orleans
Urban Fabrics Before The Storm
Bourbon Street
A History (forthcoming 2014)