New Orleans Neighborhoods

The French Quarter

  • condos and single family homes
  • National Historic District
  • hotels, inns & bed and breakfasts
  • bars & world renowned restaurants
  • nightclubs
  • live music
  • walkable neighborhood
  • courtyards & balconies
  • farmer's market

The Garden District

  • eclectic
  • local boutiques
  • antique shopping
  • bars and restaurants
  • walkable neighborhood
  • mansions, shotguns, doubles and raised cottages

The Warehouse District

  • restaurants
  • bars
  • art galleries
  • neighborhood park
  • home to Convention Center
  • home to National WWII Museum


  • diverse 1930s and 1940s architecture
  • centrally located minutes from downtown medical district
  • designated a neighborhood improvement district
  • townhouses, bungalows, craftsman cottages

Marigny and Bywater

  • artsy and eclectic
  • bars and live music
  • restaurants and shops
  • traditional NOLA architecture
  • shotguns, cottages and doubles
  • home of New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

Mid City / City Park

  • home of annual Jazz and Heritage Festival
  • bars and live music
  • site of New Orleans Museum of Art
  • on the edge of 1300 acre City Park
  • singles, doubles, shotguns, raised basements

Audubon Prk/University

  • Tulane University
  • Loyola University
  • Children’s Hospital
  • Audubon Park
  • Audubon Zoo
  • The Fly

Lakefront/West End

  • neighborhood shops and restaurants
  • adjacent to Lake Pontchartrain
  • boathouses, ranches, contemporaries
  • home of New Orleans Yacht Club
  • site of New Orleans marina
  • home of historic New Orleans Lighthouse


  • making a strong comeback after massive damage during Hurricane Katrina
  • majority of homes have been raised or rebuilt at a higher elevation
  • mixed architectural styles because of the large number of new construction homes
  • Home to a booming neighborhood restaurant scene
  • Located just blocks from Lake Pontchartrain


  • Established in 1810 as the first subdivision in New Orleans
  • Predominantly cottages and shotgun double architecture
  • Armstrong Park
  • Congo Square
  • Mahalia Jackson Theatre
  • New Orleans African-American Museum

Irish Channel

  • single and double shotguns and cottages
  • originally a working class neighborhood
  • smattering of new construction
  • home of annual St. Patrick's parade and celebrations
  • active neighborhood association


  • encompasses several different neighborhoods, including Gentilly Terrace and Gardens, Lake Terrace, Gentilly Woods, Milneburg and Pontchartrain Park
  • home to Dillard University, University of New Orleans and Southern University at New Orleans
  • also home to Brother Martin High School, Holy Cross School and Benjamin Franklin Senior High School
  • 15 minutes from downtown
  • new $5.7 million library facility in 2012