Cast Iron and the Crescent City
Author: Lydia Schmalz, Ann Masson
Publisher: Louisiana Landmarks Society
Release Date: December 15, 2011
A pictorial examination of cast iron in New Orleans. Cast iron artistry remains an iconic characteristic of New Orleans, familiar to both locals and visitors alike. Beginning with the origins of cast iron, this pictorial study follows its evolution into contemporary times. Ornate illustrations depict the various patterns of cast iron that have been used over the years while photographs portray examples of the artistry throughout the city.