AIA New Orleans is proud to celebrate the legacy of Sam Wilson Jr. with a reinterpretation of his famous walking tours of New Orleans.
Join us on Saturday, May 12th from 2:00PM to 4:30PM as we trace his steps on Bayou St. John.
Samuel Wilson, Jr. (1911-1993), noted architect, educator, and preservationist was born in New Orleans, grew up in the Carrollton area, and attended Warren Easton High School. At age sixteen he enrolled in the Tulane School of Architecture, graduating in 1931.Wilson was dedicated to giving historic buildings a new life and a new use. He also developed a keen interest in the history of architecture in Louisiana and the Gulf South. This tour will celebrate his career and legacy in preservation.
The tour will be guided by Michael Rouchell of Williams Architects.
He is an '89 Graduate of Tulane School of Architecture and
is a licensed architect in Louisiana and Alabama.
AIA Continuing Education Credits Apply. Water will be provided.
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Tickets are available for:
- AIA New Orleans members: $25.00
- AIA New Orleans Associate members: $20.00
- CVB New Orleans members: $25.00
- General Public: $35.00
The tour will depart promptly at 2:00 PM from the Pitot House for a 2 hour tour. We will return to the Pitot House for a brief reception where you will be welcome to discuss the tour and ask questions.
Activity Level: Low. Walking tour, wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
On-site registration will open at 1:45 PM. Cash or Checks only for on-site registration.
Cancellation Policy: AIA New Orleans does not offered refunds for any reason unless AIA New Orleans reschedules or cancels said event.