Origins of Italianate New Orleans Architectural Style

A stroll through New Orleans in the 1850s would have revealed a subtle but significant change in architecture. The austere Greek Revival style, which started to replace French Creole aesthetics in the 1820s and flourished during the 1830s and 1840s, began to give way to a more ornate and luxurious look. Known as Italianate, this fashion would predominate in New Orleans for most of ……….. Read more Here

 

Italian American Society of Jefferson Westbank Italian-Open helps Cafe Hope

“This year’s golf tournament held at Timberlane Country Club was a sellout. We raised $10,000, of which $8,000 was given to Café Hope, Italian-American Society of Jefferson’s principal charity. The remaining $2,000 went toward our society scholarship awards,” Wayne J. Nocito, founder of the Italian Open 34 years ago said. For picture and write-up click 2016 IASJ Westbank Italian-Open helps Cafe Hope