Esplanade Avenue of French Quarter, New Orleans Photos

Esplanade Avenue was once the downriver (northeast) fortification of the French Quarter of New Orleans. It became a fashionable avenue on the edge of the Vieux Carré with a selection of architecture different from that found in the older French Quarter.

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Old U.S. Mint now part of Louisiana State Museum. New Orleans, LA.Old U.S. Mint which housed troops during Civil War. New Orleans, LA.Old U.S. Mint produced coins until 1909 & later became federal prison. New Orleans, LA.Former Chiesa del Redemptore church , now a house, at 601 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.
Old U.S. Mint (c1838) (420 Esplanade Ave.) now part of Louisiana State Museum. New Orleans, LA. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: William Strickland. On National Register. Old U.S. Mint which housed troops during Civil War. New Orleans, LA.Old U.S. Mint produced coins until 1909 & later became federal prison. New Orleans, LA.Former Chiesa del Redemptore church (1914), now a house, at 601 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.
Heritage house at 547 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Pair of homes with elaborate cast iron work at 529-533 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Cast iron details of 533 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Henry Raphael Denis House , then home of Japanese chemist Jokichi Takamine, discoverer of Adrenaline. New Orleans, LA.
Heritage house at 547 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Pair of homes with elaborate cast iron work at 529-533 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA. On National Register.Cast iron details of 533 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Henry Raphael Denis House (1834) , then home of Japanese chemist Jokichi Takamine, discoverer of Adrenaline (600 Esplanade at Chartres St.). New Orleans, LA.
Detail of cast iron railings on Henry Raphael Denis House. New Orleans, LA.John Gauche House. New Orleans, LA.Cherub detail of cast iron railing on Gauche House. New Orleans, LA.Gingerbread-style house. New Orleans, LA.
Detail of cast iron railings on Henry Raphael Denis House. New Orleans, LA.John Gauche House (1856) (1315 Royal St.). New Orleans, LA.Cherub detail of cast iron railing on Gauche House. New Orleans, LA.Gingerbread-style house (639 Esplanade Ave.). New Orleans, LA.
Multicolored houses along 719-723 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Yellow & green double shotgun houses. New Orleans, LA.Detail of 716 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Corner mansion with elaborate ironwork at Esplanade Ave. & Bourbon St. New Orleans, LA.
Multicolored houses along 719-723 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Yellow & green double shotgun houses (716-18 Esplanade Ave.). New Orleans, LA.Detail of 716 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA.Corner mansion with elaborate ironwork at Esplanade Ave. & Bourbon St. New Orleans, LA.
Beauregard brick house at Esplanade Ave. & Bourbon St. New Orleans, LA.Melrose House. New Orleans, LA.Brick & yellow streetscape of. New Orleans, LA.White shingled house. New Orleans, LA.
Beauregard brick house at Esplanade Ave. & Bourbon St. New Orleans, LA.Melrose House (937 Esplanade Ave. at Burgundy). New Orleans, LA.Brick & yellow streetscape of (936 & 938 Esplanade Ave.). New Orleans, LA.White shingled house (1004 Esplanade Ave.). New Orleans, LA.
Italian Hall. New Orleans, LA.Queen Anne-style house. New Orleans, LA.

Italian Hall (1912-20) (1020 Esplanade Ave.). New Orleans, LA.Queen Anne-style house (1026 Esplanade Ave.). New Orleans, LA. Style: Queen Anne.


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