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New Orleans monuments named to city's 'most endangered historic sites' list

636 Royal St. is on the Louisiana Landmarks Society's New Orleans Nine list of most endangered historic sites. Photo by Louisiana Landmarks Society.
 

The New Orleans City Council's decision to take down four confederate monuments has landed all of the city's "iconic markers" on the Louisiana Landmarks Society's annual list of most endangered historic sites.  Also making the wide-ranging 2016 list are a fort built in the wake of the Wark of 1812; a Greek revival townhouse in the Warehouse District; a sculpture by artist Enrique Alferez; a 1927 masonry building, a late 19th-century camelback shotgun house; the French Quarter's Pedesclaux-Lemonnier House; all of New Orleans' parks and the entire Bywater neighborhood.

 
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