Category Archives: Preservation

The Resurrection of a Historic New Orleans Church

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Collums Construction recently completed a renovation of historic Saint Anna’s Church at 1313 Esplanade in New Orleans. We were asked by architect Jim Farr of Farr Plus Huson Architects to work with St. Anna’s Church to restore the building. Built in 1846 by the famous architect, Henry Howard, the incredibly elegant structure had fallen on […]

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New Orleans Historic Renovation as a Work of Art?

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  Collums Construction recently completed the renovation of a historic French Quarter property on Royal Street. The building, which at one time had been home to a sugar plantation owner and his family, had seen many occupants within its rooms over the years, but it had not been used as a residence for quite some […]

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A Historic New Orleans Building Deconstruction

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The property at 5200 Dauphine St. was once a store and popular place for 9th Ward neighbors to meet and catch up with each other. But time and hurricane Katrina took its toll on the historic New Orleans building. To honor its history, the Preservation Resource Center purchased the property after the storm, and with […]

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New Orleans Historic Preservation Slideshow

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Click on a thumbnail photo to launch our slideshow… Slide 1: New Orleans Historical Preservation Project Slideshow

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