64 Parishes


Grandeur on Government Street

Geographer's Space with Richard Campanella, Episode 8

Published: December 18, 2019
Last Updated: March 26, 2020

Geographer Richard Campanella explores the baroque origins of Baton Rouge’s downtown grid. Read Campanella’s piece for 64 Parishes here.


Richard Campanella, a geographer with the Tulane School of Architecture, is the author of Cityscapes of New Orleans, Bienville’s Dilemma, Bourbon Street: A History, and other books. He may be reached at [email protected], or @nolacampanella on Twitter.