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appendix 10 part 2

selected photographs
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the new rivergate, c.1968
by frank lotz miller

nathaniel cortlandt curtis jr. collection of frank lotz miller negatives
southeastern architectural archive, tulane.


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1.
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.


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2.
Model, showing porte-cochere facade facing Convention Center Boulevard.


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3.
Exterior view showing the Rivergate under construction, entrance No. 5, Poydras Street with the New Orleans skyline in the background.


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4.
Exterior view of the new Rivergate, entrance No. 5, from Poydras Street showing the dramatic lighting design.


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5.
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.


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6.
Interior view of the Great Hall under construction.


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7.
Interior view of the completed Great Hall during an exhibition.


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8.
Interior detail, view from the main concourse showing a window design (column, glass, steel) looking into the Great Hall.


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9.
Interior detail, view from the main concourse showing a dramatic oval on the upper level concourse and main concourse lighting.


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Interior detail, view from the second level concourse showing a dramatic oval and upper level concourse lighting. topline2.gif (123 bytes)

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