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The former Euclid Records shop (and its Ernie K-Doe mural) is up for grabs in Bywater

The asking price is $350K

One of Bywater’s most recognizable structures—a pink corner store facing Chartres Street and the Mississippi River—hit the market for $350,000 this week. Most recently, the commercially zoned building housed a vintage clothing shop, and from 2010 to 2014, it was home to Euclid Records.

The warehouse-like, 2,346-square-foot space hasn’t changed much in the last five years. Painted by musician, DJ, and Euclid Records manager Lefty Parker, the 11-foot mural of Ernie K-Doe is more or less intact, as are other vestigial remains of the shop’s former life: an exterior bulletin board still papered with event flyers, a partially enclosed, red-painted rear corner that once served as a stage.

The 100-year-old building last sold for $32,000 in 2006—which reveals just how much the upper 9th Ward has changed since those uncertain post-Katrina days. Today, 3401 Chartres Street is flanked by multi-million dollar condo developments. In 2006, it faced a floodwall and dilapidated wharves. Now that narrow riverfront strip is a 20-acre urban linear park.

The listing says this two-bathroom building “needs renovation work,” so perhaps it will be Bywater’s next big makeover project.

Via: Jennifer Saltaformaggio of Keller Williams Realty

A warehouse-like room with tile and peeling linoleum floors.
The building consists of one large open space, two restrooms, and a small loft.
A graffiti-painted wall in a warehouse
The Euclid Records sign is in pristine condition.
A partly enclosed corner of the warehouse
This corner once served as a stage for in-store performances.
A loft room with glass windows, a black ceiling and a scuffed wood floor.
A small, lofted space overlooks the main floor.

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The Warehouse

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Euclid Records

3401 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70117