City Park, a 1,300-acre public park in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the 87th largest and 20th-most-visited urban public park in the United States
“When it’s sunny and warm, I love to spend a day in the French Quarter. It’s so alive with all kinds of street performers and general weirdos, and there are a lot of great bars if you know where to look (HINT: mostly not Bourbon Street).” – Revivalists
Le Pavillon is a historic New Orleans hotel that provides guests with an unforgettable ambiance combining Old World elegance with modern amenities.
Plaza Tower is a 45-story, 531-foot (162 m) skyscraper in New Orleans, Louisiana. Located in the Central Business District, it is the third tallest building in both the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. The building has been abandoned and unused since 2002 because of environmental problems such as toxic mold and asbestos.
The Spanish Custom House at Moss Street and Grand Route St. John is the oldest surviving structure from that period.
The Donald Harrison, Sr. Museum houses indigenous cultural artwork, music collections and artifacts from prominent tradition bearers of New Orleans.
“There’s an oft-repeated and implausible-yet-true story about how two of the three founding members of The Revivalists met by chance on the street, and I’m pretty sure that chance meeting took place across from Carrollton Cemetery No. 1.” – The Revivalists
Less visited than its counterparts, Cemetery No. 3 offers a piece of rest and quietude for those both above and below ground. Established in 1854, each tomb recounts a chapter in New Orleans’ rich history—from immigration patterns to floods and yellow fever outbreaks. Walk the rows to see marble and stone gravesites that are themselves works of art.
Located just North of the original Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, Lafayette Cemetery No. 2 is also on Washington Avenue. It was believed to have started informally in 1850 as a burial ground. In 1858, the City of Lafayette (before being annexed by New Orleans) constructed 120 tombs within.
In Gumbo Ya-Ya, Lyle Saxon called St. Roch’s “one of the most unusual cemeteries in New Orleans.” He wrote that it had an appearance of great age, despite its relative youth.