The Highrise

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Architect William Bond originally designed this historic structure in 1968 as a Holiday Inn along Chef Menteur Highway, featuring a unique ornamental cast concrete breeze block design reminiscent of other Holiday Inns from that era. Beyond its aesthetics, this building played a pivotal role in the development of both the city and New Orleans East along I-10. Today, it stands … Read More

Dumaine Townhouses

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This architectural gem, rooted in history since its construction in 1837 as part of a quartet of sister structures, weathered decades of neglect and insensitive 1940s alterations. Our meticulous approach encompassed a comprehensive overhaul, featuring the meticulous restructuring of wood stairs and balconies. Every facet was considered, from the seamless integration of historic doors and ornate hardware to the graceful … Read More

Ursuline St. Residence

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Williams Architects led the renovation of this historic residential two-story building in the French Quarter which also includes a courtyard and adjoining service building. The scope included a partial demolition of sections of the main building at the rear elevations due to deterioration and water damage. Design and construction were completed for a new kitchen layout on the first floor … Read More

Noble Building Residences

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With dedicated creativity, the second floor of the historically rehabilitated Craftsman era Noble Building on Pujo Street was converted by Williams Architects into three one-bedroom apartments, designed to fit primarily within the existing architecture of the original interior walls. Aligning our visualization with the driving force behind the project, the building owner’s love and respect for the history of the … Read More

Royal St. Residence

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Of particular historical interest with this project, is the interior renovation of the third floor of a Greek Revival Townhouse circa 1838 in the Vieux Carré, “Old Square,” the original Nouvelle Orleans. Our extensive renovation included a new interior layout of the master suite, installation of new custom kitchen cabinets, and new master closet built-ins. This deliberate design also included … Read More

N. Peters Residence

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Nestled in one of the most vibrant and visited neighborhoods in the United States, this three-story building circa 1860s epitomizes French Quarter architecture at its best. Williams Architects was commissioned to undertake a comprehensive renovation of the structure into multiple stylish condo units on the second and third levels and a contemporary retail clothing and coffee shop on the ground … Read More

Lykes Residence

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Located in the Lower Garden District, the project has a rich history that includes more than 150 years of commercial activity centered on the prosperous seaport and adjacent cotton industry. The comprehensive renovation was of the three story Lykes Steamship Building constructed in 1949 and the Cotton Press Building circa 1890 into a 52-unit apartment complex, commercial kitchen, and commercial … Read More

Thibodaux House

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Surrounded by mature oak trees, this American Classical Revival home on Bayou Lafourche in Thibodaux, LA, was built in 1937 for State Senator Harvey Peltier, Sr. We updated the building systems in the original structure and the wood-covered concrete floors. The original door hardware and plaster walls, ceilings, moldings and details were all restored with careful attention to the original … Read More

St. Joe Lofts

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Williams Architects was commissioned by a private developer for this renovation/new construction project of artists’ residences. The scope of work included a tax credit application specifically for Historic and Low-Income Housing Tax credits, plans, elevations, and construction administration for the renovation of two historic buildings and the new construction of a three-story building. Located in the Warehouse District of downtown … Read More

The Annex

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The Maison Blanche Bargain Store and warehouse was at one time part of the booming Canal Street department store culture. What emerged a century ago has had an encore. Williams Architects converted this historic structure into 87 luxury apartment units with two floors of parking. In order to provide natural light to all of the apartments, we added a large, … Read More