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  • Uptown

    Uptown

    Uptown is a leafy residential neighborhood with spectacular 19th-century architecture and plenty of shopping and dining options. It’s always bustling but truly comes alive during Mardi Gras. The Uptown District…

  • Freret

    Freret

    The Freret neighborhood, centered on the street named after an antebellum New Orleans mayor, has a long history of demographic and economic diversity. Recent development efforts have been paying off…

  • Carrollton

    Carrollton

    This mixed-use neighborhood is known for its oak trees, landmark restaurants and music venues, and a laid-back vibe. The area of the historic neighborhood of Carrollton is the most upriver…

  • Garden District

    Garden District

    This picturesque neighborhood of enchanting mansions is the darling of Hollywood South, and is also a thriving shopping and dining destination. Originally created after the Louisiana Purchase to house wealthy…

  • Irish Channel

    Irish Channel

    Originally settled largely by Irish immigrants (as the name implies), today’s Irish Channel is dotted with restaurants and bars, and still boasts a strong sense of community and tradition. In…

  • Central City

    Central City

    A residential area that was once a thriving shopping corridor for the African-American community but fell to urban blight post-integration is re-emerging commercially due to revitalization, while remaining a focal…

  • Broadmoor

    Broadmoor

    Broadmoor has become a model for citizen-led recovery efforts, demonstrated after Hurricane Katrina devastated the low-lying area in 2005. A newcomer by New Orleans standards, Broadmoor was made into the thriving residential…

  • Mid-City

    Mid-City

    Central location boasts of friendly, diverse neighbors and lots of beautiful scenery. Mid-City has a lot to offer. With a booming new retail center centrally located on North Carrollton Avenue,…

  • Bayou St. John

    Bayou St. John

    Tranquil scenery, lots of green space, and a sense of community define this quiet, diverse neighborhood bordered by its ancient namesake waterway. The historic Bayou St. John is a highly…

  • Lakeview

    Lakeview

    Lakeview’s proximity to Lake Pontchartrain, homey neighborhoods, and beautiful recreational areas make it a desirable place to live. Named for its proximity to Lake Pontchartrain, Lakeview occupies low ground between Mid-City and…

  • Gentilly

    Gentilly

    The quintessential middle-class residential neighborhood in New Orleans, Gentilly offers interesting 20th-century architecture and quiet, tree-lined streets with large lawns and spacious backyards. Gentilly is one of the least foot-trafficked…

  • CBD

    CBD

    The CBD today is a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood of historic commercial and industrial buildings converted into residential properties, office high-rises, boutique hotels, and popular restaurants. The modern Central Business District…

  • Bywater

    Bywater

    This eclectic and vibrant neighborhood has the old-time, laid-back charm and a mix of multiple-generation locals with recent arrivals. Primarily residential yet unflinchingly hip, this neighborhood, located just east downriver…

  • Marigny

    Marigny

    A viable alternative to the French Quarter, Faubourg Marigny boasts an eclectic mix of residents and is peppered with excellent bars and restaurants, covetable historic homes, and iconic music venues.…

  • English Turn

    English Turn

    A quiet, gated community on the New Orleans West Bank that is centered on a golf course, offering plenty of landscaped space, manmade waterways, and numerous amenities you would expect…