Pauger, La Mobile and Fort Condé, 1725
Here, Pauger is attempting to rationalize the city's planning--which in the beginning was fairly spontaneous--along the lines of the initial, orderly plan drawn up by the engineer Chevillot
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The son of a lawyer in Dieppe, Adrien de Pauger entered the military, while his brother became a painter. As a young engineer, de Pauger gained the confidence of the Indies Company, and sailed for Louisiana at the head of a carefully selected group of workmen. He built La Balise at the mouth of the Mississippi and drew up the town plan for New Orleans.
Mobile and Fort Condé, Pauger New Orleans, Pauger La Balise, by Tisné the younger