First Skyscraper, New Orleans: 1936

First Skyscraper, New Orleans: 1936

Historic American Buildings Survey description: "First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. Other title: Sieur George House, Lemonnier House. General view looking toward the river on St. Peter Street." Nice street level view with advertising signs and cars. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Richard Koch for HABS.