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Built as a ruin

This is a folly. That is to say it’s “a whimsical or extravagant structure built to serve as a conversation piece, lend interest to a view, commemorate a person or event, etc.; found especially in England in the 18th century.”*

Or, in this case, found in New Orleans in the 21st century.

Metairie Cemetery
New Orleans, Louisiana
photographed 4.24.2018

* as per

Hannah on a hill, with tower

Miss Hannah Harvey stretches her legs on a hill in front of the Broadway Tower. (This was a vacation treat: we don’t have hills at home.)

Broadway Tower
near Broadway, UK
photographed 6.2.2017

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