Menu

9 ornate Southern-style wrought-iron balconies

Note: This article may feature affiliate links to Amazon.com or other companies. Qualifying purchases made via these links may earn us a small commission at no additional cost to you. Find out more here.

Gorgeous, graceful balconies, crafted from intricate ironwork, adorn many homes and businesses in the Southern states. Here’s a look at some stunning examples!

1) Ironwork balcony on South Battery Street, Charleston

Ironwork balcony - South Battery Street, Charleston

 

2) A vista through iron lace, New Orleans (photo from 1920s)

A vista through iron lace, New Orleans-1920s

 

3) Pontalba buildings, New Orleans (1920s)

Pontalba buildings, New Orleans-1920s

 

4) Pontalba buildings, New Orleans (photo from 1937)

Chartres Street, opposite Jackson Square

Pontalba Buildings, Chartres St. opp. Jackson Sq., New Orleans-c1937

 

5) St James’ Hotel, Selma, Alabama (photo from 1939)

1939-St. James' Hotel, Selma, Dallas County, Alabama

 

6) Champion-McAlpin-Fowlkes House (photo from 1936)

230 Barnard Street, Savannah, Georgia

1936-Champion-McAlpin-Fowlkes House, 230 Barnard Street, Savannah

 

7) Dock Street Theatre Charleston, South Carolina (photo from 1936)

Dock Street Theatre Charleston c1936

 

8) Sanford-Staylor House in Mobile, Alabama (photo from 1936)

Servants Quarters on Saint Francis Street, originally built around 1830

Sanford-Staylor House Servants Quarters Saint Francis Street, Mobile-1936

 

9) Hardee-Hartridge house, Savannah

3 Gordon Street, West, Savannah, Georgia. The home started to be built by Noble W Hardee in late 1850, and was completed by Algernon S Hartridge after the Civil War.

Hardee-Hartridge house Savannah

 

All photos courtesy the US Library of Congress

More stories you might like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pin It on Pinterest

join the fun

Don’t miss out on the latest and greatest vintage stuff!

Sign up for our free weekly newsletter here.