The pillar and statue in the background date back to the
century before the last one, and are a tribute to Robert E. Lee.
The roadway surrounding the monument is Lee Circle, around most of which the
St. Charles Streetcar runs.
In this view inbound car #962 has left its portion of the circle,
and is just turning from its brief run along the
neutral ground of Howard Ave. Once the turn is completed onto
Carondelet, it is street running for the remainder of its route to