New Orleans in the '50s

  • 2011

A remembrance of New Orleans in the 1950s, a time of expansion, with development within the city's boundaries as well as the rise of the suburbs. In that decade, the Mississippi River Bridge, Causeway, I-10 Expressway, Union Station Terminal and City Hall complex were built; and Canal Street became a shopping mecca. Included: archival film and photos; r (more…)

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A remembrance of New Orleans in the 1950s, a time of expansion, with development within the city's boundaries as well as the rise of the suburbs. In that decade, the Mississippi River Bridge, Causeway, I-10 Expressway, Union Station Terminal and City Hall complex were built; and Canal Street became a shopping mecca. Included: archival film and photos; remarks from Deacon John Moore, Ronnie Virgets, Angus Lind and Errol Laborde. Host: Peggy Scott Laborde.

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