NOLA’S CAROUSEL GARDEN

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The Carousel gardens in NOLA’s city park is an amusement park filled with rides for children of all  ages, and receives its name sake from the historic carousel  within the park. The main entrance pf this New Orleans treasure pictureslquly sits among the towering live oaks in City Park , and holds a special place in the hearts of families throughout the generations.

BOURBON ST. CHARMS

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Only in New Orleans can you find a street famous for its parties and night life, and at the same time find historic charms. As you make your way away from the ruckus towards Esplanade, Bourbon St. begins to transform, replacing bars and nightclubs with historic shotguns and creole cottages. Like this shot of a bracketed shotgun with the added charms of our historic lamp post, an iconic image of NOLA.

MAGAZINE

 

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Stretching from downtown to the river near Audubon park, Magazine St. is a main artery through historic uptown. The street is filled with a lively mix of retail and and historic homes. The name is believed to date to the time the Spanish ruled New Orleans. “Magazine” meaning warehouse, with its proximity to the Port of New Orleans in its easy to picture the street filled with warehouses of goods ready to be exported.

AGED HITCHING POST

Aged Horse wmSome  hitching post are newly created to resemble those of the past, many are historic some older than others and time has aged each one with its own patina. This horse post sits along Esplanade near the corner of Royal St, just outside the French Quarter and it presents the perfect example of how the elements can age such a historic feature of our city.

STRATEGIC NEW ORLEANS

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With its prime location near the mouth of the Mississippi to its fertile surroundings for crops, its no wonder the city is littered with reminents of a defensive past. This cannon near the french market is just one of those many reminders of the city’s strategic location throughout history.