If you want to downsize your living situation but think building a tiny house and moving to the woods is a bit extreme, New Orleans has plenty of tiny pied-a-terres where you can try out micro-living right here in the city. Many are in the French Quarter and surrounding areas, most likely appealing to those looking to buy small vacation pads, but anyone could make these micro-condos home. Using data from NeighborhoodX and real estate listings, we put together a map of the city's smallest condos for sale, all less than 550 square feet.Read More
Mapping the smallest condos for sale in New Orleans
1224 St. Charles Ave. Apt. 212
299 square feet, $125,000The tiny Central City condo fits in an oven, refrigerator, and microwave. When you need a break from your tiny abode, there's a fitness center, laundry facility, and shared patio area in the building.
1224 Bourbon St., Apt. 4
317 square feet, $234,900 This studio is tucked in a lush courtyard, which boasts an "open-air shower" and hot tub area, on Bourbon Street in the lower Quarter. The unit packs in a decent sized kitchen (for a studio) and lots of storage.
1631 Esplanade Ave., Apt. F
374 square feet, $149,900 The renovated condo on Esplanade Avenue in the 7th Ward gets a lot of natural light. Other features include granite counter tops, high ceilings, hardwood floors, a marble bathroom with large shower, and historic details.
917 Esplanade Ave., Apt. 2
385 square feet, $285,000Over in the Marigny, this condo has high ceilings and access to a pretty courtyard and pool.
816 Nashville Ave., Apt. F
436 square feet, $144,000If you're more of an Uptown person, this unit is right off Magazine Street and near Audubon Park. While low in building amenities, the proximity to nearby restaurants and the parade route are plusses.
727 Barracks St., Apt 8
442 square feet, $250,000The third-floor unit offers a great view of the Quarter. It also features red pine hardwood floors, high ceilings, a renovated kitchen and bathroom, a courtyard, and an on-site washer and dryer. Bonus: the unit has a separate bedroom and living area, unlike a lot of these tiny spaces.
1901 Prytania St., Apt 18
465 square feet, $114,900This Uptown condo has a mirrored wall, which will create an illusion of more space.
935 Burgundy St. Apt. 6.
471 square feet, $239,000The French Quarter condo features exposed brick walls, rose tinted terrazzo floors, and a private balcony overlooking the courtyard.
1005 Barracks St. Apt. 2
483 square feet, $245,000The unit in the lower Quarter building boasts a pool and courtyard.
2707 Chartres St., Apt. 5
528 square feet, $180,000The Marigny condo is near Crescent Park and other Bywater hotspots. It has gorgeous exposed brick walls and ceiling beams.