Garden District New Orleans, Louisiana

Buildings & Structures in the Garden District, New Orleans, Louisiana

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  • Anne Rice's Childhood Home New Orleans, Louisiana 1941-56 (residence)

    This shotgun house on the north side of St. Charles Avenue was the childhood home of Anne Rice (then Anne O'Brien) until age 14. It was the rented home of her maternal grandmother, Alice Allen.

  • House at 2328 St. Charles New Orleans, Louisiana c. 1900

    This 7,285-square-foot, double-gallery historic home on the St. Charles tram line dates from around 1900. It features pillars on both galleries and elaborate cornice brackets.

  • Mathilde Hall New Orleans, Louisiana 1874

    Built in 1874, Mathilde Hall is a double-gallery house on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. It was fully restored by the McGehee School in 2015 and now contains eight unique classrooms for preschool students.

  • Lewis House (2401 Prytania) New Orleans, Louisiana 1871

    The Lewis House in the Garden District is characterized by its pink exterior and unusual bas-relief of a muscular man with two horses. It was built in 1871 as a carriage house and transformed into a home in 1951.

  • Bosworth-Hammond House New Orleans, Louisiana 1859

    Located at 1126 Washington in the Garden District, this opulent house was designed by Thomas K. Wharton and built in 1859. Its original owner was Abel Bosworth, an ice merchant.

  • Briggs-Staub House New Orleans, Louisiana 1849

    Built in 1849, the Briggs-Staub House at 2605 Prytania is one of the oldest mansions in the Garden District and the only one built in a Gothic Revival style.

  • House of Broel New Orleans, Louisiana 1851

    This Greek Revival mansion was built in 1851 for George Washington Squires. Since 1970 it has functioned as a wedding venue and dollhouse museum known as the House of Broel.

  • House at 1329 Seventh New Orleans, Louisiana 1872-73

    Designed by local architect Frederick Wing for his granddaughters, 1329 7th Street is an Italianate mansion with a raised cottage plan.

  • Bradish Johnson House New Orleans, Louisiana 1872

    Now the home of McGehee School for Girls, the Bradish Johnson House at 2343 Prytania was constructed in 1872 in a Second Empire style, which is rare in the Garden District.

  • Claiborne Cottage New Orleans, Louisiana 1857

    This cottage at 2524 St. Charles Avenue was built in 1857 for Sophronie Louise Claiborne, daughter of Louisiana's first governor. Her Creole husband, de Marigny, was President of the Louisiana Senate.

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