Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a semi-regular column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New Orleans neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today, we're looking at apartments renting around $2,500.
Today the city announced plans to create its first low-barrier shelter for the homeless. The new shelter will be located at 3101 Erato St. in Central City. The shelter’s location was chosen for its proximity to several homeless amenities. Read on.
The second contemporary home to hit the market this week, this Central City home designed by architect Corey Newell is made out of recycled shipping containers. The 1,280 square-foot three-bedroom was built this year. Take a look inside the place.
Today the city is breaking ground on a $1.85 million Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard streetscape project, according to a press release from the mayor’s office. The project aims to make the Central City thoroughfare more pedestrian and bike-friendly.
A 143-year-old former church at 2517 Jackson Ave. in Central City will become a single-family home with a pool and gardens. The Neighborhood Conservation District Advisory Committee approved a demolition that will make way for the project. Read on.
All kinds of interesting tidbits are coming out in Mayor Landrieu’s budget meetings, and this item is particularly juicy: At a meeting in District B this week, Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell said a Chick-Fila-A is coming to South Claiborne Avenue.
Wayward Owl Brewing announced last year they were taking over the old Gem Theater at 3940 Thalia St. in Central City, and now things are moving on the project. Canal Street Beat says the owner has filed plans for the renovation with the city.
In concert with the city’s "living with water" efforts, City Council yesterday voted to move forward on drainage projects in Bayou St. John, Central City, and Gentilly. The projects will pull from a $141 million federal grant for green infrastructure.
Renovated in 2013, this side hall cottage in the Faubourg Livaudais area of Central City is pretty small, but offers breathing room in the form of high ceilings and an outdoor area. The living/dining area has an open floor plan. Take a look inside.
If you want to be in the center of Central City's main corridor, there's a spacious, top-floor condo available right above a longtime Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard anchor. With high ceilings and tall windows, the condo has a Warehouse District feel.