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Adrien de Pauger, the French architect who developed the plan for rebuilding New Orleans after the city was entirely destroyed in the fire of 1788 March 21. After two centuries, the French Quarter still conforms to de Pauger's original street plan.
An (English) newspaper obituary of British architect Edward Haycock, Sr., who died in 1870, states he won first prize for his plans for the Infirmaries of Birmingham (England) and New Orleans. It is not acknowledged in his sketch in Howard Colvin's "Dictionary of British Architects". American readers able to cite evidence to the contrary are welcome to modify or contest this. Haycock lived entirely in EnglandCloptonson (talk) 12:35, 5 July 2014 (UTC)