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Homes on Bourbon Street in New Orleans….

July 20, 2014
Eric

Bourbon Street and Gov. Nicholls      Homes on Bourbon Street in New Orleans.  Yes, there is more than bars and night clubs on Bourbon Street.  You walk from a busy busy party and right down the block you enter a residential area that is always pretty quiet.  The homes are historic and some of the cutest in the French Quarter….

933 Bourbon Street Cottage

 

Hanging Angels in New Orleans on Royal Street


Eric

 

Ferns and Angels in FG 2014

A Most Interesting corner in the French Quarter on Royal Street.  Hanging Angels and some of the most well kept hanging ferns in the city.  Always worth a couple of photos of the balconies, flags and angels that seem to be all over the balconies.

Royal Corner

Royal Street Angels and Ferns

 

Jackson Square and the New Orleans French Quarter at Daybreak

July 4, 2014
Eric

Pontalba at Jackson Square

Where are all the people in and around Jackson Square?  Most are asleep at 6 am in the morning.  This however is a great time to enjoy the sites in the Summer before it warms up and gets hot and then hotter.  Walk for a couple of hours then eat breakfast.  I know I am going again, maybe a little earlier next time.

St. Louis Cathedral early morning...

Jackson Square at Day break 2014

Cafe Beignet in the Morning, Open

Crescent City and The Miss.

 

Oak Alley Plantation, A Beautiful Place to Visit…Up The Mississippi River to Vacherie from New Orleans


Eric

Oak Ally Plantation 1

     The Oak Alley Plantation sits on the Mississippi River about an hours drive to Vacherie, Louisiana from New Orleans. The Greek Revival Plantation was constructed in 1837-1839.  What makes it famous is the 300 year old oak trees that lead from the front door to the Mississippi River about a quarter of a mile away.

    You will always remember the photos that you take at the Oak Alley Plantation Rain or Shine. You may even remember seeing the Plantation is several movies.

      Perhaps the most photographed plantation ever, Oak Alley has been the setting for such motion pictures as Interview with a VampirePrimary Colors, and the wedding of Bo and Hope from the daytime soap opera, Days of our Lives.

Oak Ally Porch

Oak Ally in the rain...

Oaks at Oak Alley Plantation

 

Federal Fibre Mills Condos in New Orleans Warehouse District…

June 22, 2014
Eric

1107 S. Peters 413, Federal Fibre Mills Condos, Exposed Beam s and Brick     The Warehouse Distirct has become a favorite of second homers.  The Federal Fibre Mills is one of my favorite buildings.  This is the inside of a condo that I just listed.  Its known for its exposed beams, exposed brick, large windows, wood ceilings, high ceiling and attention to historic details. This one is being sold furnished for $320,413. Over time many of the owners have upgraded their units to look much like this one.

1107 S. Peters 413, Federal Fibre Mills Condos, Brick Walls

1107 S. Peters 413, Federal Fibre Mills Condos, Kitchen 2

1107 S. Peters 413, Federal Fibre Mills Condos, City Views

1107 S. Peters 413, Federal Fiber Mills Condos, Loft Style Bedrooms

 

This Week at the Botantical Gardens in City Park, A New Orleans Favorite…

June 9, 2014
Eric

New Orleans Botanical Gardens     Being a Friend of City Park its free to come and go.  This allows you to take family and friend.  You can go during the seasons and always see something different.  Lots of things blooming this week as we start Summer.  Did you know City Park is owned by the State of Louisiana.  They have to create their own funds and do so without government interference.  Maybe that is why things are always in good shape.  You have to please to collect….What a Novel Idea…

City Park Tea Garden

Lily Pond Botantical Gardens in New Orleans

WPA works of Art...

 

Craftsman Style Cottages in Mid City

June 5, 2014
Eric

Craftsman Cottage on Leda Street, New Orleans

      The Craftsman style home was popular in the 1920′s and 1930′s.  A couple of litle streets in Mid City had to be developed at this time. It was likley on the grounds of the Luling Mansion near the Fairgrounds Race Track.

Mid City Craftsman Cottage 2014

Interesting Home in Mid City

 

New Orleans Warehouse District on a Sunday Morning…Quiet and Colorful

June 1, 2014
Eric

Sunday Morning Quiet in Warehouse District...

 

The New Orleans Warehouse District is quiet and colorful on a Saturday Morning.  A few people walking about but its almost empty.  The streetcar was full with people going places.  This is a busy area at night during the weekend and on week days.

Gallier Hall on St. Charles

 

The Old Soule Business College and Gallier Hall….

 

St. Charles Ave. Streetcar in Warehouse District...

 

St. Charles Ave Street car line, More Popular than Ever…

Townhomes in Warehouse District

 

Row of townhome across the Street from St. Patricks Church…

Soule College on St. Charles Ave.

Julia Street Townhomes and Art Galleries..Town Homes on Julia Street in heart of the District… 

 

The Brackets on 6th Street in Garden District…

May 26, 2014
Eric

Homes on Sixth Street in Garden District

     One of a kind block in New Orleans.  The homes in this part of the block all have oversized brackets and larger porches.  They are all very colorful and look like copies  of each other.  They are a rare find in New Orleans.  Lets just call this the block of the brackets….

 

New Orleans Historic Homes Porches and Shady Afternoons…. in May.

May 4, 2014
Eric

Rosewood Home in Uptown New Orleans      Love this time of year to photograph historic cottages in New Orleans.  It”s still not hot and all the plants and trees are fresh and bright green.  Got to have these lovely trees as it does tend to get hot here.  The porches are saying come sit on me and watch what is going on in the neighborhood.  Check out all the colors and details.  Such a variety of tropical color…..It was an easy walk to catch all of these and about 50 more….

Marengo Home in Uptown New Orleans

Uptown Double into a single....

Marengo Home with plenty of porch details

 

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