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appendix 10 part 2
the new rivergate,
by frank lotz miller
nathaniel cortlandt curtis jr. collection of frank lotz miller negatives
southeastern architectural archive, tulane.
Model, exterior view showing the Rivergate, the International Trade Mart (now the World Trade Center), and the entry to the $1.3 million, never used, 1960s river front expressway tunnel under the Rivergate.
Model, showing porte-cochere facade facing Convention Center Boulevard.
Exterior view showing the Rivergate under construction, entrance No. 5, Poydras Street with the New Orleans skyline in the background.
Exterior view of the new Rivergate, entrance No. 5, from Poydras Street showing the dramatic lighting design.
Exterior view of the Rivergate, entrance No. 2, from Canal Street. Near left, the International Trade Mart (now the World Trade Center); far left, the Hilton Hotel.
Interior view of the Great Hall under construction.
Interior view of the completed Great Hall during an exhibition.
Interior detail, view from the main concourse showing a window design (column, glass, steel) looking into the Great Hall.
Interior detail, view from the main concourse showing a dramatic oval on the upper level concourse and main concourse lighting.
Interior detail, view from the second level concourse showing a dramatic oval and upper level concourse lighting.