Longue Vue House and Gardens: The Architecture, Interiors, and Gardens of New Orleans' Most Celebrated Estate
Author Charles Davey and Carol McMichael Reese, Photographs by Tina Freeman
- Publish Date: November 03, 2015
- Format: Hardcover
- Category: Architecture - Buildings - Landmarks & Monuments
- Publisher: Skira Rizzoli
- Trim Size: 9-3/4 x 11-1/2
- Pages: 224
- US Price: $65.00
- CDN Price: $65.00
- ISBN: 978-0-8478-4651-1
“This fantastic house history takes us through the past and present of one of New Orleans' greatest architectural treasures, with vintage illustrations and photos. . . ”
-The New Orleans Advocate
"LONGUE VUE HOUSE AND GARDENS captures an important moment in American house and garden design — and, for those of us who live too far from this gracious enclave, offers vicarious respite."
-THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
"Substantial enough in size and comprehensiveness of content, Longue Vue House and Gardens is destined for display rather than to be shelved away, and will be the book to give and receive this holiday season."
- SOUTHERN JEWISH LIFE MAGAZINE
Longue Vue is an iconic New Orleans estate that remains an important part of the city’s heritage today as a house museum. . . Stunning photographs of the interiors and gardens are supplemented with architectural and landscape drawings.
"Longue Vue House and Gardens showcases the stunning interiors and gardens of New Orleans's architectural masterpiece. . . Lush photography, drawings, and an informative text establish the estate as an enduring symbol to its creators' contributions to building a just society."
"Longue Vue House and Gardens: The Architecture, Interiors, and Gardens of New Orleans' Most Celebrated Estate explores the history of this magnificent Classical Revival mansion and eight-acre estate. . . Stunning photographs of the interiors and gardens are supplemented with architectural and landscape drawings."
-THE HUFFINGTON POST