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New Orleans - French Quarter: Hermann-Grima House

The Hermann-Grima House, at 820 St. Louis Street, was built in 1831 by William Brand for Samuel Hermann, a German-Jewish merchant. Hermann lost his fortune in 1837 and had to sell the house to Judge Felix Grima.


The faithfully restored Creole-style Federal mansion boasts the only horse stable and functional open hearth kitchen in New Orleans. A museum presents and interprets the lifestyle of a prosperous Creole family from 1830-1860.


Hermann-Grima House National Register #71000359 (1971)

Vieux Carré Historic District National Register #66000377 (1966)

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Taken on May 3, 2008