St. Joseph Church-Convent of the Most Holy Sacrament Complex

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St. Joseph Church-Convent of the Most Holy Sacrament Complex
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St. Joseph Church-Convent of the Most Holy Sacrament Complex is located in Louisiana
St. Joseph Church-Convent of the Most Holy Sacrament Complex
St. Joseph Church-Convent of the Most Holy Sacrament Complex is located in the US
St. Joseph Church-Convent of the Most Holy Sacrament Complex
Location Lavousier and 7th Sts., Gretna, Louisiana
Coordinates 29°54′51″N 90°3′40″W / 29.91417°N 90.06111°W / 29.91417; -90.06111Coordinates: 29°54′51″N 90°3′40″W / 29.91417°N 90.06111°W / 29.91417; -90.06111
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1899, 1907, 1926, c.1940
Built by Burk,William Richard; McNally,James
NRHP reference # 83000513[1]
Added to NRHP April 15, 1983

The St. Joseph Church-Convent of the Most Holy Sacrament Complex is a historic church complex at Lavousier and 7th Streets in Gretna, Louisiana. It was added to the National Register in 1983.[1]

It includes the St. Joseph Church, built in 1926 in Colonial Revival style with Spanish Baroque details, a convent/boarding school built in 1899 and enlarged in 1907, a c.1940 school building, and a landscaped yard. The school building was considered not to be a contributing resource.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "St. Joseph Church / St. Joseph Church - Convent of the Most Holy Sacrament Complex" (PDF). State of Louisiana's Division of Historic Preservation.  with four photos and two maps