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A. Hays Town (1994)

Louisiana Legends



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-01-27

Duration: 00:25:39

Subjects: Town, A. Hays | ARCHITECTS | Architecture | FRENCH QUARTER


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Town, A. Hays Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from January 27, 1994, features an interview with A. Hays Town conducted by Gus Weill. Town, a native of Crowley, is an influential architect best known for his residential homes. He discusses: the plans he made at age fifteen for the redesign of his family house; his time at Tulane University; the influence of the French Quarter in his designs; his early career in Mississippi; his style of combining the past and present through the use of older building materials; and his art collection.