Tag Archives: New Orleans architecture

One afternoon and evening in NOLA in photos

This afternoon I started downtown in the Bywater for a meeting with a friend, and ended up uptown this evening in my neighborhood.  I used to have an entire blog dedicated to a daily New Orleans photo, but let it … Continue reading

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Doors and decorations of Mardi Gras

We don’t get winter blues in New Orleans.  There’s too much to celebrate!  As soon as the Christmas decorations go down, the Mardi Gras decorations go up – and then once Mardi Gras is over (and often in the middle … Continue reading

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French Quarter night scene #2

Lovely example of an 1800’s porte-cochere Creole townhouse all lit up for Mardi Gras.  The double doors in the center may have been for carriages in the 19th century.

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Gorgeous even without the Mardi Gras decorations

I like the colors and the finished wood corner double doors. And the flying horse on the balcony. And the side door with a wreath made from medallion beads from many different krewes. Cool!

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On the way to Prospect 2

On Friday, with a little bit of time to kill before the Prospect 2 exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Center opened, my friend Elizabeth and I wandered around the Warehouse/Arts district.  We came upon: the craft services and filming for … Continue reading

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