Mark P. Lowrey Collection
Earl K. Long Library
Size: 473 items
Inclusive dates: 1965-1970
Summary: Correspondence, clippings, and documents produced and collected by Mark P. Lowrey during the New Orleans Riverfront Expressway and Interstate-310 controversy in which he was a leading spokesman opposing the project.
collections: Suzanne L. Ormond Collection (Mss 59); Marta B. Lamar Collection (Mss 62); Marta B. Lamar Collection, Addendum 1 (Mss 69); Marta B. Lamar Collection, Addendum 2 (Mss 76); Marta B. Lamar Collection, Addendum 3 (Mss 77); David L. Campbell Collection (Mss 123); Vieux Carre Property Owners, Residents & Associates Collection (Mss 247)
Source: Gift, 1998 (on deposit since 1974-1975)
Access: No restrictions
rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library,
P. Lowrey Collection, Earl K. Long Library,
Mark P. Lowrey
was an architect and planner with Lowrey-Hess-Boudreaux
of New Orleans. He attended Tulane
University School of Architecture from 1946 to 1951, and until 1952, he studied
Urbanism at the Sorbonne in
In 1966 and 1967 Mr. Lowrey was president of the Vieux
Carré Property Owners Association. He was Board Chairman of the Crescent Council
of Civic Associations in 1969 and 1970.
In 1965 with his brother, Walter Lowrey, he
To retain the original character of the collection, Mr. Lowrey's filing arrangement has been used.
Correspondence and Clippings.
47-1 Interstate-310, n.d., April 1965 - March 1969. 66 items
47-3 Minutes of Public Expressway
and Congressional Record From U.S. Representative Hale Boggs,
47-5 Documents for Expressway Declaratory Judgment. 59 items
47-6 Crescent Council of Civic Associations (correspondence, clippings, and documents concerning New Orleans Riverfront Expressway), January 1965 - February 1970. 227 items
Crescent Council of Civic Associations
Lowrey, Mark P.