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Standard Parking Structure
100 block of S. Rampart St., New Orleans, Louisiana

Location: N 29.95462, W 90.07381

The Standard parking structure is a seven story reinforce concrete frame with un-reinforced masonry infill. The masonry walls collapsed at several locations, including the first level (Figure 2) and the second level (Figure 3). There was no rebar present within the rubble of hollow core blocks. Standard Parking structure is located at the 100 block of S. Rampart St.

Figure1: Southwest façade of parking structure.

Photo: G. Mosqueda (for MCEER)

Figure2: Masonry infill collapsed onto sidewalk.

Photo: G. Mosqueda (for MCEER)

Figure 3: Masonry infill damage.

Photo: G. Mosqueda (for MCEER)

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