Posts Tagged ‘Mid-City Homes in New Orleans’
Located at 2257 Bayou Road you can find this hidden gem, its a block off Esplanade Avenue. The house was built in 1859-1860 for the cost of $18,000. Built on the Esplanade Ridge it has survived for over 150 years. The wrought Iron fence is unique and is a work of art. It is now used as an event destination.
“Benachi House & Gardens is an authentic, classic New Orleans setting for a party, wedding ceremony and/or wedding reception – from elegant to trendy, crawfish boil to seated dinner. Available for a venue charge, the house and gardens together will accommodate up to 150-175 guests, while a ceremony, reception or party for up to 60 may occur indoors. In the event of rain, the house and its galleries will comfortably contain a buffet and bar and up to about one hundred guests. Included in all rentals are the patios, gardens and outdoor spaces, as well as the parlors, dining room, hallways and kitchen.”
Almost hard to get more colorful homes than the three of these on Esplanade Ave. in New Orleans. Esplanade is a beautiful Street with an awful lot of unusual homes that brighten the street. The red and blue one in a Bed and Breakfast. Besides the colorful notice all the details and woodwork that each of these homes exudes…..
Mid City homes in New Orleans have a tremendous variety of historic homes and styles. You just have to look at these homes that are within several blocks of each other to see the styles. Few of these are found any where else in the City.
The raised cottage pictured above is one that is very unique as it the plantation like home below.
Green is one of the most common colors that you can find on homes in New Orleans. Green shutters are the norm. Green columns are a little more rare. This Mid City beauty caught my eye last week. It was a lot green with the gardens and plants that the owner really takes care of. The side yards are great for the viewers as you can see all the owner’s great work and pride that they take in their yard.
Yes, you are still in New Orleans near City Park. This often forgotten area has many, many historic homes that could never be replaced. The raised basement with tile roof says 1920′s. There are many large and small homes in the area. The turnover is very low so you never see many for sale.