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Edward Leedskalnin was born in Riga, Latvia on August 10th, 1887. When Ed was 26 years old, he became engaged to marry his one true love Agnes Scuffs. Agnes was ten years younger than Ed and he affectionately referred to her as his “Sweet Sixteen.” Agnes canceled the wedding just one day before the ceremony. Heartbroken […]


The Piazza d’Italia is an urban public plaza in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana controlled by the Piazza d’Italia Development Corporation, a subdivision of New Orleans city government. Completed in 1978 according to a design by noted post-modernist Charles Moore and Perez Architects[1] of New Orleans, the Piazza d’Italia debuted to widespread acclaim on the part […]