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Briggs-Staub House

Briggs-Staub House Review

The only Gothic Revival house in the district was built in 1849. Garden District Americans shunned the Gothic Revival style as linked to Creole-Catholic tradition, but Londoner Charles Briggs ignored decorum and had James Gallier Sr. design this anomaly, touted as a "Gothic cottage." The interior departed from a strict Gothic breakup of rooms to make it better suited for entertaining.

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  • Address: 2605 Prytania St., Garden District, New Orleans, LA 70130 | Map It
  • Location: Garden District
Updated: 05-07-2013

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