Modern Renovations Of Old Luxury

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Modern Renovations Of Old Luxury In New Orleans

There are constant renovations going on in this area to improve the experience of the ‘Cajun Culture’ of New Orleans for visitors and residents.  It’s amazing how these changes have intertwined the distinct old Southern charm with the magical Mediterranean architecture found in the older buildings.  When visitors have seen the other local attractions, they’re ready to shop at the eccentric and antique shops Uptown.  Shopping malls are common and can be found all over this country, but the small businesses set up around St. Charles Avenue are totally unique to the area.  The New Orleans luxury homes for sale in this area remains in high demand with its Century old mansions, Acadian homes, Greek revival homes, raised frame shotgun homes, camelback type homes, Victorian style homes and beautiful luxury homes.  Ultra-modern amenities have been added to the antique brick, limestone accents, exposed heart pine beams, cypress mill-work, wood floors and 12 ft. ceilings found in most older homes.  Then there’s the new, plush extremely modern condos with a hint of New Orleans flair added that usually have fantastic views of the city, the Mississippi River and its surroundings.  

Historic Luxury in NOLA

The nationally known historic district of Broadmoor houses native daughters and sons like Senator Mary Landrieu and music producer Dave Bartholomew.  Bywater is located where the Mighty Mississippi takes a curve.  There you will view a warm community filled with Creole cottages and raised framed shotgun homes.  Esplanade Ridge is known for its double-galleried houses and charming cottages. The Garden District is elegant with Live Oak tree lined streets dripping with live moss, historic homes and street car access.  Gentilly is centrally located with 19th-century shotgun type houses to 20th-century bungalows and 20th-midcentury ranch style houses.  Algiers Point offers a pedestrian/vehicle ferry along with a panoramic view of the CBD.  This is a true community of Creole cottages and brightly painted double shotgun style houses. Lakeview borders the Jefferson Parish line and is a more suburban community of upper class luxury homes.  After taking a hard hit by Hurricane Katrina this neighborhood has bounced back quickly using top quality interior choices.  Our luxury Lakefront community varies from high rise condo living to subdivision ranch style homes with large back and front yards.  The Faubourg Marigny is a little hidden gem neighborhood filled with the trendiest restaurants, Jazz clubs with big name acts, neighborhood galleries and antique stores.  Georgian, Creole and Greek Revival style housing to form a diversification of architecture on the street.  

New Orleans Neighborhoods

As many individual neighborhoods as cultures in New Orleans each with their own specific characteristics.  The nationally known historic district of Broadmoor houses native daughters and sons like Senator Mary Landrieu and music producer Dave Bartholomew.  Bywater is located where the Mighty Mississippi takes a curve.  There you will view a warm community filled with Creole cottages and raised framed shotgun homes.  Esplanade Ridge is known for mandeville-homeits double-galleried houses and charming cottages. The Garden District is elegant with Live Oak tree lined streets dripping with live moss, historic homes and street car access. Mid-City formed on the backslope of the Mississippi river’s natural levee that has naturally declined as the river receded into a plain.  Residents brag about original architectural features such as gas jets, cypress cabinets and wide-plank wood flooring on their property.  Gentilly is centrally located with 19th-century shotgun type houses to 20th-century bungalows and 20th-midcentury ranch style houses.  Algiers Point offers a pedestrian/vehicle ferry along with a panoramic view of the CBD.  This is a true community of Creole cottages and brightly painted double shotgun style houses. Lakeview borders the Jefferson Parish line and is a more suburban community of upper class luxury homes.  After taking a hard hit by Hurricane Katrina this neighborhood has bounced back quickly using top quality interior choices.  Our Lakefront community varies from high rise condo living to subdivision ranch style homes with large back and front yards.  The Faubourg Marigny is a little hidden gem neighborhood filled with the trendiest restaurants, Jazz clubs with big name acts, neighborhood galleries and antique stores.  Georgian, Creole and Greek Revival style housing to form a diversification of architecture on the street.  Arts and Crafts architecture depicting medieval style is sprinkled in this melting pot of housing styles.  

NOLA Charm

New Orleans, one of the oldest cities in the United States, is rich in culture with distinctive major attractions.  Truman Capote described New Orleans as “the most secretive of all secret cities, the most unlikely, when in reality, it’s what an outsider is permitted to observe.”   Take a ride down the river on the Steamboat Natchez paddle wheeler with the Calliope Concert or on one of the many streetcars in the area.  Close by there are several Live Oak parks, the Audubon Zoo, Aquarium of the Americas, the iMax 3-D theatre, Jazz clubs, fishing, hunting, fairs, festivals, sports events and other popular activities.  Homes facing parks remain in high demand because of the great view. New Orleans is a historically significant city that offers a special lifestyle you just can’t find in the suburbs.  The old-world magnetism of the city is mixed with frequent social community events bringing people together and making it a fun place to live.  

 

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