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 as part of the open-air mall. The conical structure seen in the background was one of these cages.
Rendering by Charles R. Colbert, Architect / Tulane School of Architecture
The circa-'60 center's second anchor, New Orleans-based Godchaux's. This chain should not be confused with Goudchaux's, of Baton Rouge, an entirely separate entity.
Rendering from Charles R. Colbert, Architect / Tulane School of Architecture