- Propcrty !o the iimoiint of moro ttinn ! half a miilion was destroyed by Ã±ro. in New Orlcans on the eveninij of the 13th, incluiling the moLnificent St. Churlos Theatrc and tho nplemiid Arciwhe buildings adjacent. The St. Charles Theatre had no superior in the Union, and cost 355,000. The Arcade cost $120,000. The firo was accidenta!.