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St. Mary's Assumption Church

New Orleans, Louisiana
County of Orleans.
2039 Constance Street
National Register Number: 71000361
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility. The threat level was Watch in
2006.
Congressional District: LA-2 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Church.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 30, 1974):
Built in 1858 for German Catholics, the large rectangular structure of brick construction was dedicated in 1860. The Church's interior and exterior ornamentation make it a striking example of German Baroque architecture.

Condition:
Hurricane Katrina caused heavy rain and wind damage, and water infiltration has damaged interior plaster and ceiling.


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