A historic  Sip and Shop at the Upper Pontalba:  THE BARONESS PONTALBA BIRTHDAY BASH!


At the Upper Pontalba Building, Jackson Square

THURSDAY, November 3th 5-7 p.m. 500 block of St. Peter Street

Meet the Baroness—Shop—Eat Cake—Enjoy Opera!!

A Celebration of the Life of Micaela Leonarda Antonia Almonester y Rojas, Baroness de Pontalba (Born: November 6, 1795, New Orleans, LA; Died: April 20, 1874, Paris, France). The Baroness Pontalba is the namesake of and responsible for the design, development, and construction of the Pontalba buildings on Jackson Square, the oldest continually rented apartment buildings in the United States. The Upper Pontalba Building is managed by the French Market Corporation and is part of the French Market District.

Baroness Bash 2016 Press Release 10212016



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