The Garden District New Orleans

Louisiana, New Orleans Guide (B): The Garden District New Orleans

It’s no secret that I love New Orleans, I try to go every year and have written numerous posts, but if you haven’t been yet, consider making 2018 the year you finally go. It’s always amazing, but did you know that 2018 is the 300th anniversary of New Orleans? There’s sure to be plenty going on!

I’ll definitely be going, I’ve been thinking about a return trip since I stepped off the plane last April. I’m considering Mardi Gras in 2018! What about you? Have you been to Mardi Gras? Do you want to go?

While I’m working out when I might find my way back I thought it would be fun to revisit some of the adventures from our 2017 visit, specifically our visit to the Garden District.

The architecture in New Orleans is really something special, especially in The Garden District, which has no shortage of beautiful old homes.

The Garden District was created in 1832 – 1833 after the Louisiana Purchase as a place for the new American residents of New Orleans to settle. Made wealthy in the cotton, sugar, insurance and shipping industries these residents hired architects to create grand homes in Italianate, Greek revival and Victorian styles. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Garden District New Orleans
Guide Location: USA » New Orleans
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: St. Charles Street   The Lafayette Cemetery No. 1   Commander’s Palace   Emerils Delmonico   Magazine Street   Simon Signs   Dirty Coast   Vegas   Dat Dog   Snowizard   District Donuts   Bourbon Street  
Author: Hilary Gudgel
Read it on author's website: https://hilarystyle.me/2017/10/31/the-garden-district-new-orleans/