The story of how a distance of 220 feet saved the 1799 Pitot House in New Orleans from destruction | Entertainment/Life

When contemplating the wealth of New Orleans’ historic architecture, the mind often goes to the postcard-ready sights around Jackson Square: Cabildo, Presbytere, St. Louis Cathedral, Pontalba Apartments. This is for good reason. Each is remarkable in its own way, and each can boast of having once played a leading role in the city’s history. But …

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