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Midcentury modern homes for sale in New Orleans, mapped

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New Orleans holds a diverse group of housing styles from its native shotgun to its iconic Creole cottage. While not necessarily known for midcentury modern designs, these 20th-century masterpieces can be found it New Orleans’s suburban areas.

Primarily built between 1945 and the late 1970s, midcentury modern homes generally have spacious layouts, flat roofs, and wide facades. Tending to booming suburban life occurring throughout the country in the middle of the 20th century, midcentury modern architects worked to free design from past constraints, pulling from the imagination of the modern era.

While New Orleans only has a handful of midcentury modern homes, the city does have the honor of holding the works of modernist architect Albert C. Ledner.

In celebration of this unique house design, here is a map of the best midcentury modern homes on the market in New Orleans.

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1. 1425 Eleonore Street

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1425 Eleonore St
New Orleans, LA 70115

It’s rare to find a midcentury modern home in an Uptown neighborhood. Designed by Curtis & Davis in 1964, this home recently underwent a full renovation. While the front of this home looks guarded, its rear has large floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook its heated lap pool. Measuring at 3,245 square feet, it has three bedrooms, an office, and 4.5 bathrooms. You can buy this home for $1.399 million.

Photo via Lauren Smith/Keller Williams Realty

2. 25 Swan Street

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25 Swan St
New Orleans, LA 70124

Built in 1945, this two-story midcentury modern holds true to its flat roof and window-filled facade. Undergoing a first-floor renovation, this home has tall ceilings, open living spaces, and a luxurious kitchen. Though, one of the most distinguishing parts of this home is its large saltwater swimming pool and hot tub. Located in Lake Vista, and for sale by owner, the home asks $1.25 million.

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3. 7301 Agate Street

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7301 Agate St
New Orleans, LA 70124

Built in 1961, this sizable midcentury modern designed by Saputo & Rowe architects is tucked away in Lake Vista. While renovated, the home still maintains much of its original attributes. Though, we’re a fan of its terrazzo floors, tall vaulted ceilings, and open common spaces. In its den, you’ll find a massive brick fireplace.

The home has three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, and 3,003 square feet of floorspace. A private patio and large pool sit at the rear of the home. Its asking price is $735,000

Photo via Bryan Francher and Leslie Perrin of Gardner Realtors

4. 475 Jewel Street

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475 Jewel St
New Orleans, LA 70124

Less than a block from Harlequin Park you’ll find this furnished home with a charming brick facade asking $649,000. Built in 1956, it has a deep drive way and a giant front yard. The home opens to tile flooring and 9-foot ceilings.

We’re a fan of its wide living room that has a built-in shelves. Its kitchen is outfitted with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and plenty of cabinets. At 2,697 square feet, it has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Its renovated bathroom, which has a wall lined with mirrors, is equipped with a hydro tub.

A landscaped patio sits at the rear of the home. Toward the front of the home you’ll find a smaller enclosed patio.

Photo via Jodi Power/Keller Williams Realty

5. 7471 Jade Street

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7471 Jade St
New Orleans, LA 70124

Sitting on a corner lot in Lake Vista, you’ll find this vibrant 1960s home that seeks a new buyer for $685,000. We can’t get enough of the home’s bright brick facade, vast front yard, and low sloping roof. Under the covered entry you’ll find large windows, a transom, and two stunning cypress doors.

The one-story home opens to a simple foyer with terrazzo floors. Highlights include cypress millwork throughout, pocket doors in its dining room, and 13-foot ceilings in the great room. The home’s modern, galley-like kitchen has stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, and subway tile backsplash. Measuring at 3,306 square feet, this home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Photo via Leo Lalla/Lalla Real Estate, LLC

1. 1425 Eleonore Street

1425 Eleonore St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Photo via Lauren Smith/Keller Williams Realty

It’s rare to find a midcentury modern home in an Uptown neighborhood. Designed by Curtis & Davis in 1964, this home recently underwent a full renovation. While the front of this home looks guarded, its rear has large floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook its heated lap pool. Measuring at 3,245 square feet, it has three bedrooms, an office, and 4.5 bathrooms. You can buy this home for $1.399 million.

1425 Eleonore St
New Orleans, LA 70115

2. 25 Swan Street

25 Swan St, New Orleans, LA 70124
Photo via FSBO.com

Built in 1945, this two-story midcentury modern holds true to its flat roof and window-filled facade. Undergoing a first-floor renovation, this home has tall ceilings, open living spaces, and a luxurious kitchen. Though, one of the most distinguishing parts of this home is its large saltwater swimming pool and hot tub. Located in Lake Vista, and for sale by owner, the home asks $1.25 million.

25 Swan St
New Orleans, LA 70124

3. 7301 Agate Street

7301 Agate St, New Orleans, LA 70124
Photo via Bryan Francher and Leslie Perrin of Gardner Realtors

Built in 1961, this sizable midcentury modern designed by Saputo & Rowe architects is tucked away in Lake Vista. While renovated, the home still maintains much of its original attributes. Though, we’re a fan of its terrazzo floors, tall vaulted ceilings, and open common spaces. In its den, you’ll find a massive brick fireplace.

The home has three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, and 3,003 square feet of floorspace. A private patio and large pool sit at the rear of the home. Its asking price is $735,000

7301 Agate St
New Orleans, LA 70124

4. 475 Jewel Street

475 Jewel St, New Orleans, LA 70124
Photo via Jodi Power/Keller Williams Realty

Less than a block from Harlequin Park you’ll find this furnished home with a charming brick facade asking $649,000. Built in 1956, it has a deep drive way and a giant front yard. The home opens to tile flooring and 9-foot ceilings.

We’re a fan of its wide living room that has a built-in shelves. Its kitchen is outfitted with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and plenty of cabinets. At 2,697 square feet, it has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Its renovated bathroom, which has a wall lined with mirrors, is equipped with a hydro tub.

A landscaped patio sits at the rear of the home. Toward the front of the home you’ll find a smaller enclosed patio.

475 Jewel St
New Orleans, LA 70124

5. 7471 Jade Street

7471 Jade St, New Orleans, LA 70124
Photo via Leo Lalla/Lalla Real Estate, LLC

Sitting on a corner lot in Lake Vista, you’ll find this vibrant 1960s home that seeks a new buyer for $685,000. We can’t get enough of the home’s bright brick facade, vast front yard, and low sloping roof. Under the covered entry you’ll find large windows, a transom, and two stunning cypress doors.

The one-story home opens to a simple foyer with terrazzo floors. Highlights include cypress millwork throughout, pocket doors in its dining room, and 13-foot ceilings in the great room. The home’s modern, galley-like kitchen has stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, and subway tile backsplash. Measuring at 3,306 square feet, this home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

7471 Jade St
New Orleans, LA 70124