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FRENCH QUARTER

For generations, the Vieux Carréhas captured the imagination of legions of visitors with the romance of its long, storied past and its rows of colorful Creole townhouses. Situated along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, the French Quarter is the most iconic neighborhood in NOLA, and we know why. After all, who could resist the charms of this enclave that is a graceful mélange of everything New Orleanian? Two great fires tried to burn this area down and erase it from history, but NOLA’s beloved Old Quarter still enchants people with its magic to this day. Dare you fall under its spell?

Quick Facts

  • The French Quarter is the oldest area of NOLA. In fact, New Orleans originally used to be just confined within the French Quarter. It was only in the late 19th century when the city we now know today expanded.
  • The French Quarter is a designated National Historic Landmark. Its stunning architecture, traditions, and art have been influenced by the French, Italians, Spanish, Irish, Africans, and those of Afro-Caribbean descent.
  • Bourbon Street is perhaps the French Quarter’s most popular area and the center of NOLA’s nightlife. Here, live music venues, bars, jazz clubs, upscale lounges, and even striptease clubs abound. Parental discretion is advised.
  • Two great fires engulfed New Orleans on separate occasions back in the late 18th century, destroying nearly a thousand buildings in the process. It was the Spanish (during their short-lived rule of La nouvelle Orleans) who rebuilt the city in an effort to restore its glory.
  • Notable structures in the neighborhood include St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, the Old Ursuline Convent, and the Pontalba and Cabildo buildings.

Real Estate

There are plenty of housing options waiting for you in the fascinating neighborhood of the French Quarter. Expect mostly historic homes laced with plenty of legends and full of personality. Single-family residences and multi-family residences can be found here in various architectural styles. Aside from the NOLA staple that is the Shotgun, you’ll find plenty of Creole cottages, townhouses, and even Greek Revival homes.

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