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Property Name Treme Market
Reference Number 16000711
State LA
County Orleans
Town New Orleans
Street Address 1508 Orleans Ave.
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 10/11/2016
Areas of Significance Commerce
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The Treme Market, 1508 Orleans Avenue, Orleans Parish, New Orleans, Louisiana, is locally significant under Criterion A, in the area of Commerce, as one of the few remaining intact examples of New Orleans' historic public markets, which formed the largest and longest-lasting market system of its kind in the United States, and as one of the few remaining intact markets that were rebuilt as part of the city's landmark 1930s rehabilitation campaign. The period of significance begins in 1933, when the building was constructed, and ends in 1946, when the city declassified it as a municipal market.

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