Pontalba building, Jackson Square

Pontalba building, Jackson Square More
Pontalba building, Jackson Square This is one of the most famous buildings in the Quarter, the oldest apartment building in New Orleans. Notice the "AP" in the ironwork -- the "A" is for Almonester, and the "P" for Pontalba. Almonester was the original owner of the land; his daughter was the Baroness Pontalba.