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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Richard Campanella…is a brilliant chronicler of our city’s landscape and history[;] he has made readers look at [New Orleans] in a new way.

—Susan Larson,
--A Reading Life

Featured Books

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Geographies of New Orleans
Urban Fabrics Before The Storm
Bourbon Street
A History
Lost New Orleans
due out May 1, 2015 from Pavilion Books, London