Historic mansion on Banks Street part of New Orleans’ Nine Most Endangered Sites - Alicia Serrano, Midcity Messenger

Tuesday, June 16, 2015




The Smith Wendell Green Mansion currently sets on cement blocks at 2501 Banks Street. (photo by Alicia Serrano, MidCityMessenger.com)

An old historic mansion from the 1920’s is threatened for demolition.

The Louisiana Landmarks Society recently released the New Orleans Nine Most Endangered Sites and of them was the Smith Wendell Green Mansion located at 2501 Banks Street.

Smith Wendell Green was the son of a former slave and had the mansion constructed in 1928, according to the Louisiana Landmarks Society...

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