Tuesday, January 7, 2014

First California Bungalow

New Orleans architect Morgan D.E. Hite (1882-1959) claimed that the first California-style bungalow built in New Orleans was this one, completed in April 1911. Francis P. Hammatt was the contractor, Hite the architect. The frame structure was located at 3117 North Galvez Street in the Ninth Ward.

Image above: "A Little Matter of History." Building Review (November 1920): p. 17. Louisiana Research Collection, Special Collections Division, Tulane University Libraries.

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