St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church Historic Renovation

Stone building with stained glass

About this Project

  • Owner

    St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church

  • Location

    1545 State Street, New Orleans, LA 70118

  • Designer

    Lee Ledbetter & Associates


Construction of a new columbarium along the State Street side of the existing church and renovation of the existing building located behind the church. The columbarium (a chamber or wall in which urns containing the ashes of the dead are stored) included custom limestone veneer to match the church along with custom bronze niches, iron gates, and a fountain. The renovation included a new mechanical and electrical system throughout, a new chapel, 3 new classrooms, a library, a new elevator, state of the art sound system and projector, as well as custom millwork throughout. The new chapel included stained glass and arched ceilings.