A mixed-use space on S. Carrollton Avenue on the corner of Oak Street, formerly a Whitney Bank, is now for sale. Currently, the building houses Pho Bistreaux restaurant and the Nail Lounge salon. The building suffered a one-alarm fire this summer.
If you were looking to snag the former home of A Confederacy of Dunces author John Kennedy Toole, Fortuna is on your side: the Riverbend center hall just got a price cut. Originally asking $1,150,000, the price is now down to $1,080,000. Take a look.
John Kennedy Toole’s last Uptown residence recently hit the market in the Riverbend. Built in 1885, the 3,636 square-foot center hall boasts wood floors, 12-foot ceilings, and formal living and dining rooms. Take a look inside this literary landmark.
Another fabulous New Orleans midcentury modern to hit the market recently, this Curtis and Davis-designed home was built in 1956 as a residence for John Upton. On a private, lush lot, the home boasts a beautiful pool and deck. Take a look inside.
The Advocate reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to build a 65-foot-wide, 4-foot-tall floodwall at the riverview portion of Audubon Park. The floodwall will protect Uptown against the chance of an 800-year Mississippi River flood.
A neighborhood grocery store focusing on Louisiana products is moving into a corner building on Oak Street, according to Uptown Messenger. The owner is Simone Reggie, who co-owns Cleaver & Co. and launched the Good Eggs food delivery service in NOLA.
Units in the modern mixed-use development at the end of Oak Street have hit the market, and asking prices start in the high 300s. The boxy 8616 Oak development is offering two- and three-bedroom units ranging from 1,147 to 1,746 square feet.
Publication Traditional Home opened its first-ever Southern Style Now showhouse in a Queen Ann Victorian on a Riverbend stretch of St. Charles Avenue. Featuring the work of 27 designers with southern roots, the home is a funhouse for design lovers.