Garden District

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One of the best preserved historic districts in the US, this neighborhood boasts an unmatched assortment of antebellum mansions (Greek Revival and Italianate styles predominate) erected mostly for Anglo-Saxon newcomers to New Orleans in the mid-19C. Built in the center of large plots of land, the homes allow space for front "gardens" where exotics such as banana, bougainvillea, magnolia, crape myrtle and oleander still flourish. Prytania Street and the numbered streets leading from it to Magazine Street make for delightful wandering.

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St. Charles Avenue
St. Charles Avenue
A wide, beautiful thoroughfare overhung
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Warehouse District
Warehouse District
The Warehouse District thrives as the
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Confederate Memorial Hall
Confederate Memorial Hall
The dark, Romanesque-style building
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Contemporary Arts Center
Contemporary Arts Center
Frequently changing temporary exhibits
Magazine Street
Magazine Street
Magazine Street today undergoes radical
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Riverwalk Marketplace
Riverwalk Marketplace
The same developers who brought you
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St. Charles Avenue
St. Charles Avenue
A wide, beautiful thoroughfare overhung
0:15
Warehouse District
Warehouse District
The Warehouse District thrives as the
1:00
Magazine Street
Magazine Street
Magazine Street today undergoes radical
0:30
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