Tricentennial Reading List with John Kemp, part two

Jan 29, 2019

Susan Larson continues her look at 300 great New Orleans books, this week with author John Kemp as they talk about books on New Orleans architecture.


  • Friends of the Cabildo Architecture series by Roulhac Toledano, Mary Louise Christovich, Pat Holden, Sally Evans now Sally Reeves, published by Pelican Publishing Co.
  • French Quarter Manual, An Architectural Guide to the Vieux Carre, 1997 by Malcolm Heard
  • Henry Howard Architect, by Robert Brantley, photos by Jan Brantley
  • Jim Blanchard's new book, Magnificent Obsessions, 2018.
  • Delirious New Orleans: A Manifesto for a Great American City, Stephen Vanderber, 2019. Unique vernacular architecture, post Katrina commentary.
  • Sweet Spots: In Between Spaces in New Orleans, edited by Barbara Ewell and Theresa Toulouse
  • New New Orleans Architecture, by John Klingman, of Tulane University School of Architecture. Contemporary architecture in New Orleans
  • Buildings of New Orleans, by Karen Kinglsey and Lake Douglas
  • Garden Legacy, by Mary Louise Mossy Christovich and Roulhac Toledano
  • Gardens of New Orleans, by Lake Douglas and Jeanette Hardy. Evolution of gardens in New Orleans