This rendering, titled "Bird Cage Mall", shows the concourse of the prospective shopping complex. Apparently, the mild climate of New Orleans made it possible to maintain bird aviaries (such as the tall structure seen in the background) as part of the open-air mall.
Drawing from Charles R. Colbert, Architect / Tulane School of Architecture


One of the original shopping center's three anchors, Big Easy-based Godchaux's ["gawd-shows"]. This chain should not be confused with Goudchaux's, of Baton Rouge, which was an entirely different company.
Drawing from Charles R. Colbert, Architect / Tulane School of Architecture