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A Map of Historic New Orleans School Buildings Up For Auction

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In the market for a massive restoration project? Next week, some historic Orleans Parish School Board-owned buildings are hitting the auction block and we've mapped them out for you. We hear that someone is pushing for the Oretha Castle Haley School to be an old folks' home and apparently a downtown charter school has its eyes on Hansberry Elementary. Don't fret just yet, though! There's still a bus barn that was once a Civil War hospital and a couple very-1980s West Bank office buildings. There are also a few lots up for auction that you can check out here.

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1. Timbers I & II

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3500 General De Gaulle Drive
New Orleans, LA 70114

The 1980s style buildings were school board HQs until 2005.
Value: $2,575,000
Size: bldgs. combined are 172K SF on 8.75 acres
Zoning: RO

2. Algiers Bus Barn

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801 Patterson Drive
New Orleans, LA 70114

How this Civil War hospital turned locomotive repair/blacksmith shop became a school bus parking barn is beyond us.
Value: $625K
Size: 14,400 SF on 3 acres
Zoning: RD 3

3. Lorraine V. Hansberry Elementary

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1339 Clouet Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

Homer A. Plessy Community School allegedly has its eyes set on this space, built in 1930 by famed school architect E.A. Christy
Value: $375K
Size: 59,520 SF (2 bldgs.)
Zoning: RD 3

4. Oretha Castle Haley Elementary

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2515 North Robertson Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

Built in 1922 and closed since 2005, apparently "demographics indicate that it would be a good site for a senior housing development."
Value: $155K
Size: 31,153 SF
Zoning: RD 3

5. John A. Shaw Elementary

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2518 Arts Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

Built in 1939 with additions in 1952, this is another E.A. Christy-designed school.
Value: $200K
Size: 40,116 SF (3 bldgs)
Zoning: RD3

1. Timbers I & II

3500 General De Gaulle Drive, New Orleans, LA 70114

The 1980s style buildings were school board HQs until 2005.
Value: $2,575,000
Size: bldgs. combined are 172K SF on 8.75 acres
Zoning: RO

3500 General De Gaulle Drive
New Orleans, LA 70114

2. Algiers Bus Barn

801 Patterson Drive, New Orleans, LA 70114

How this Civil War hospital turned locomotive repair/blacksmith shop became a school bus parking barn is beyond us.
Value: $625K
Size: 14,400 SF on 3 acres
Zoning: RD 3

801 Patterson Drive
New Orleans, LA 70114

3. Lorraine V. Hansberry Elementary

1339 Clouet Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Homer A. Plessy Community School allegedly has its eyes set on this space, built in 1930 by famed school architect E.A. Christy
Value: $375K
Size: 59,520 SF (2 bldgs.)
Zoning: RD 3

1339 Clouet Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

4. Oretha Castle Haley Elementary

2515 North Robertson Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Built in 1922 and closed since 2005, apparently "demographics indicate that it would be a good site for a senior housing development."
Value: $155K
Size: 31,153 SF
Zoning: RD 3

2515 North Robertson Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

5. John A. Shaw Elementary

2518 Arts Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Built in 1939 with additions in 1952, this is another E.A. Christy-designed school.
Value: $200K
Size: 40,116 SF (3 bldgs)
Zoning: RD3

2518 Arts Street
New Orleans, LA 70117