New Orleans holds a diverse group of housing styles from its native shotgun to its iconic Creole cottage. While not necessarily known for midcentury modern designs, these 20th-century masterpieces can be found it New Orleans’s suburban areas.
Primarily built between 1945 and the late 1970s, midcentury modern homes generally have spacious layouts, flat roofs, and wide facades. Tending to booming suburban life occurring throughout the country in the middle of the 20th century, midcentury modern architects worked to free design from past constraints, pulling from the imagination of the modern era.
While New Orleans only has a handful of midcentury modern homes, the city does have the honor of holding the works of modernist architect Albert C. Ledner.
In celebration of this unique house design, here is a map of the best midcentury modern homes on the market in New Orleans.Read More