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Some of the most expensive homes in New Orleans are upward of $2 million.
Some of the most expensive homes in New Orleans are upward of $2 million.
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The 10 most expensive homes for sale in New Orleans

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Some of the most expensive homes in New Orleans are upward of $2 million.
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Editor's Note: This post was originally published in January 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.

New Orleans's 10 most expensive homes—all upwards of $2 million—are located in the French QuarterGarden District, and Uptown neighborhoods.

(Many of the homes are some of New Orleans oldest dwellings. For a list of the oldest homes for sale in New Orleans, check out this map.)

Whether you're window shopping or a planning an extremely big purchase, here is a map of the 10 most expensive homes for sale in the Big Easy.

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1. 516 St Philip Street

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516 St Philip St
New Orleans, LA 70116
Built: 1831
Asking price: $2,950,000
Size: six bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, and 6,311 square feet
Price per square foot: $507
Notable features: This property was designed by famous architect Francois Correjolle in 1831. Per the listing, "in 1987 it won the top Vieux Carre Honor award after a painstaking 6 year restoration which rebuilt the Federal Creole masterpiece." For sale are two buildings: 519 St. Philip—a private residence—and an adjacent building that houses an apartment and office.

2. 524 Esplanade Avenue

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524 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
Built: 1845
Asking price: $3,500,000
Size: Four beds, 5.5 baths, and 6,000 square feet
Price per square foot: $583
Notable features: This Greek Revival center hall sits nearly two blocks from the Mississippi River on the cusp of the French Quarter. Highlights include a dipping pool at its rear, original brick flooring, and exposed ceiling joist. The home's center hall is 40 feet deep.

3. 1649 Joseph St

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1649 Joseph St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Built: 1949
Asking price: $4,200,000
Size: six bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 8,708 square feet
Price per square foot: $597
Notable features: Right off St. Charles and adjacent to Danneel Playground is this three story mansion renovated by Michael Carbine. The expansive grounds have a saltwater pool, pond, and herb garden.

4. 1448 Fourth St

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1448 Fourth St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Built: 1859
Asking price: $4,450,000
Size: six bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and 9,800 square feet
Price per square foot: $561
Notable features: On the market for nearly two years, the very famous Cornstalk Fence Mansion is a well known architectural gem. We're especially into the kitchen, which is absolutely stunning and has a built-in rotisserie oven.
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5. 1415 Third St

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1415 Third St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Asking price: $6,450,000
Size: seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and 10,516 square feet
Price per square foot: $740
Notable features: Built between 1859 and 1865 is a spectacular Italianate neoclassical mansion. The master bedroom is 1,529 square feet by itself.

6. 917 Dumaine Street

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917 Dumaine St
New Orleans, LA 70116
Built: 1916
Asking price: $3,750,000
Size: four bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, and 4,839 square feet
Price per square foot: $775
Notable features: This three-story French Quarter home is currently under restoration. The home has two double galleries in the front, and a private courtyard in the back.
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7. 2912 Prytania Street

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2912 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Built: 1860
Asking price: $3,999,000
Size: five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 9,407 square feet
Price per square foot: $425
Notable features: Renovated in 2012, this circa 1860 center hall home sits in the heart of the Garden District. Bells and whistles include a 10-burner Southbend stove and Miele appliances in the kitchen. The home has a large lot and includes a pool.
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8. 28 Audubon Place

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28 Audubon Pl
New Orleans, LA 70118
Built: 1917
Asking price: $5,200,000
Size: six bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, 8,523 square feet
Price per square foot: six bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, and 8,523 square feet
Notable features: Blocks away from Audubon Park, this expansive uptown mansion has a roomy guest house.
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9. 5603 St Charles Avenue

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5603 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
Built: 1904
Asking price: $5,750,000
Size: seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 9,200 square feet
Price per square foot: $625
Notable features: Placed on an oversized lot, this recently renovated St. Charles Avenue Mansion has an elegant grand staircase, Tiffany fireplaces and its original formal chandeliers.
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10. 1512 Seventh Street

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1512 Seventh St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Built: 1910
Asking price: $2,850,000
Size: four bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms, and 6,123 square feet
Price per square foot: $465
Notable features: Located on Seventh Street, Michael Carbine renovated this stunning Uptown Mansion. The home has a grand dining room, beautiful hardwood flooring, and a gourmet kitchen. Outside are lush, landscaped grounds, a pool cabana, and gated off-street parking that can accommodate up to four cars.

1. 516 St Philip Street

516 St Philip St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Built: 1831
Asking price: $2,950,000
Size: six bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, and 6,311 square feet
Price per square foot: $507
Notable features: This property was designed by famous architect Francois Correjolle in 1831. Per the listing, "in 1987 it won the top Vieux Carre Honor award after a painstaking 6 year restoration which rebuilt the Federal Creole masterpiece." For sale are two buildings: 519 St. Philip—a private residence—and an adjacent building that houses an apartment and office.
516 St Philip St
New Orleans, LA 70116

2. 524 Esplanade Avenue

524 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116
Built: 1845
Asking price: $3,500,000
Size: Four beds, 5.5 baths, and 6,000 square feet
Price per square foot: $583
Notable features: This Greek Revival center hall sits nearly two blocks from the Mississippi River on the cusp of the French Quarter. Highlights include a dipping pool at its rear, original brick flooring, and exposed ceiling joist. The home's center hall is 40 feet deep.
524 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

3. 1649 Joseph St

1649 Joseph St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Built: 1949
Asking price: $4,200,000
Size: six bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 8,708 square feet
Price per square foot: $597
Notable features: Right off St. Charles and adjacent to Danneel Playground is this three story mansion renovated by Michael Carbine. The expansive grounds have a saltwater pool, pond, and herb garden.
1649 Joseph St
New Orleans, LA 70115

4. 1448 Fourth St

1448 Fourth St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Photo via Redfin
Built: 1859
Asking price: $4,450,000
Size: six bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and 9,800 square feet
Price per square foot: $561
Notable features: On the market for nearly two years, the very famous Cornstalk Fence Mansion is a well known architectural gem. We're especially into the kitchen, which is absolutely stunning and has a built-in rotisserie oven.
1448 Fourth St
New Orleans, LA 70130

5. 1415 Third St

1415 Third St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Asking price: $6,450,000
Size: seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and 10,516 square feet
Price per square foot: $740
Notable features: Built between 1859 and 1865 is a spectacular Italianate neoclassical mansion. The master bedroom is 1,529 square feet by itself.
1415 Third St
New Orleans, LA 70130

6. 917 Dumaine Street

917 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Photo via Redfin
Built: 1916
Asking price: $3,750,000
Size: four bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, and 4,839 square feet
Price per square foot: $775
Notable features: This three-story French Quarter home is currently under restoration. The home has two double galleries in the front, and a private courtyard in the back.
917 Dumaine St
New Orleans, LA 70116

7. 2912 Prytania Street

2912 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70115
photo via Redfin
Built: 1860
Asking price: $3,999,000
Size: five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 9,407 square feet
Price per square foot: $425
Notable features: Renovated in 2012, this circa 1860 center hall home sits in the heart of the Garden District. Bells and whistles include a 10-burner Southbend stove and Miele appliances in the kitchen. The home has a large lot and includes a pool.
2912 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70115

8. 28 Audubon Place

28 Audubon Pl, New Orleans, LA 70118
Photo via Redfin
Built: 1917
Asking price: $5,200,000
Size: six bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, 8,523 square feet
Price per square foot: six bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, and 8,523 square feet
Notable features: Blocks away from Audubon Park, this expansive uptown mansion has a roomy guest house.
28 Audubon Pl
New Orleans, LA 70118

9. 5603 St Charles Avenue

5603 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115
Photo via Redfin
Built: 1904
Asking price: $5,750,000
Size: seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 9,200 square feet
Price per square foot: $625
Notable features: Placed on an oversized lot, this recently renovated St. Charles Avenue Mansion has an elegant grand staircase, Tiffany fireplaces and its original formal chandeliers.
5603 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115

10. 1512 Seventh Street

1512 Seventh St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Built: 1910
Asking price: $2,850,000
Size: four bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms, and 6,123 square feet
Price per square foot: $465
Notable features: Located on Seventh Street, Michael Carbine renovated this stunning Uptown Mansion. The home has a grand dining room, beautiful hardwood flooring, and a gourmet kitchen. Outside are lush, landscaped grounds, a pool cabana, and gated off-street parking that can accommodate up to four cars.
1512 Seventh St
New Orleans, LA 70115