Lower Garden District
The Garden District, a neighborhood within the city of New Orleans, is home to some of the best-preserved Southern mansions in the United States.
When the area was first developed, each block had one or two homes, surrounded by gardens. It was a neighborhood for the wealthy who didn’t want to live in the French Quarter.
The Garden District has grown over the years, with more homes occupying blocks once reserved for gardens. Beautiful Victorian houses are now the main attraction rather than a lush garden landscape.
The Garden District continues to draw in wealthy newcomers attracted by homes that exude luxury in classic Southern fashion.
Living in the Garden District
Location is a benefit: you can live close to the city and all it has to offer while enjoying the peace and quiet of a well-established community.
It is under the purview of the New Orleans Public School District, but offers charter schools and private school options. Parochial schools are a critical part of the education system in New Orleans and within the Garden District, there are several top choices for students from kindergarten to 12th grade.
Real Estate in the Garden District
The homes in the Garden District embody all that is lovely about New Orleans:
- Mansions that are described as opulent, beautiful, and classic
- Condos in the size and style that suit you
Homes in this area reflect the historical significance of New Orleans: a heady mix of cultures embracing the traditions of multiple ethnicities and countries.
If you’re looking for a home that’s both an investment and a source of pride, this area is for you!
Explore everything the Garden District offers by calling Elite Southern Realty today. We’d love to answer all your questions and help you learn a lot more about our fantastic community.
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