Richard Campanella
Shown below is 1 of 37 pairs of then-and-now photographs of historic New Orleans, dating from the 1840s to the 1990s. See if you recognize their locations (some are difficult!). Want to see more? Please check out my 1999 book, New Orleans Then and Now.

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“…vividly told, fact-packed, [Bourbon Street: A History] should be required reading for anyone who wants to discuss New Orleans… Campanella's book is full of surprises, casting scholarly light on everything from death of burlesque to the rise of the daiquiri… Campanella…has marshaled his arguments, done the research and turned in one of the most important books ever written about New Orleans.”

—Chris Waddington,
New Orleans Times-Picayune July 2014

Featured Books

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Geographies of New Orleans
Urban Fabrics Before The Storm
The Photojournalism of Del Hall
New Orleans and Beyond, 1950s-2000s
Bourbon Street
A History
Lost New Orleans
Released May 1, 2015 from Pavilion Books, London
Cityscapes of New Orleans