A new artists-ran bed and breakfast is planned on 1476 Magazine Street, on the corner of Magazine and Race streets. Recently, the project was stalled until the City’s Board of Zoning Adjustments approved the site for a Rear Yard Setback waiver.
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 $1,500.
Architect Peter Kilgust, a former Curbed Young Guns finalist, and his wife Ashley live in a modern new construction the Lower Garden District that he designed. The home is modern, but it harkens back to a more dense Jackson Avenue. Take a look.
This weekend the Pikachu statue in Coliseum Square, aka the Pokemonument, vanished. After previously being hit by a baseball bat and vandalized, it might seem like the disappearance was the act of a Poke-hater. Actually, the statue has been donated.
A wild Pikachu might be a rarity in Pokemon Go, but you can find one in Coliseum Square. Sometime this weekend, someone erected a statue in the park depicting the most recognizable of Pokemon. The statue is emblazoned with the hashtag #pokemonument.
The Eskew+Dumez+Ripple-designed mixed-use building planned for Tchoupitoulas Street near the river? It’s going to be headquarters for contractors Palmisano Group, and they’re seeking a tax break for the $10 million project. Read on about the plans.
With trendy fixtures and other attractive features, this 2,400 square-foot double on a quiet LGD street offers style and a way to earn some extra income.The high-ceilinged units feature lots of on-trend fixtures and other features. Take a look.
Canal Street Beat got ahold of plans for a new mixed-use building planned for a lot near the Mississippi River and the proposed "Trade District." Eskew+Dumez+Ripple's building is slated to include retail, office space, storage and a parking lot.
LGD resident Paul Burgess always wanted to make the best out of his space: whether it was his childhood bedroom, dorm room, or his car. It makes since that Burgess has turned his just-under-square-foot rental into a elegant home. Take a look inside.
After hitting the market at the end of May, asking $765,000, this Lower Garden District fixer-upper that was a labor of love of artist Matteo Neivert got a price cut. It’s now asking $699,500. Take a look inside this artful renovation.
The Norwegian Seamen's Church—the Lower Garden District church that was founded as a ministry for traveling Norwegian sailors, but today serves as a second home to Scandinavian expats and New Orleans jazz musicians—is being threatened with closure.
For the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Curbed looked at New Orleans before and after the storm. One story it showcased was the transformation of artist Matteo Neivert's LGD fixer-upper into an artful home base. The house is now on the market.
On the small LGD thoroughfare Sophie Wright Place, which is off Magazine Street and in recent years has become populated with hip retailers and a popular wedding venue, a blighted property owned by a neighboring church is the street's one eyesore.
Sewerage and Water Board presented its plan to install a 600-foot-long bioswale in Coliseum Square Park at a neighborhood meeting this week. Early this year the S&WB pledged to spend $500,000 a year for five years on "green infrastructure."
After a recent price chop, a renovated 19th century masonry building in the LGD that was going for $695,000 is now down to $655,000. Once blighted and the subject of neighbor complaints, the structure got a stylish makeover.
This week you can choose from a hot pink Bywater shotgun with one bedroom, a two-bedroom industrial loft in the Lower Garden District, a very, very, very nice Uptown victorian, a French Quarter two-bedroom, or a brand new studio in the CBD.
The Coliseum Square Association plans to use funds from a fundraising push to restore parks and fountains in the neighborhood, specifically Lafon Fountain in Coliseum Square Park, which has "sat abandoned to graffiti and overgrowth."
With old townhouses and Greek Revival mansions, the Lower Garden District is a beautiful neighborhood. Including well-maintained mansions and some recent renovations, here's a few LGD homes on the market you should consider buying right now.
Take a look inside this LGD house, which was once a blighted masonry building that garnered many neighbor complaints. After a big renovation, the space mixes modern lines with an industrial look that we think will not get any complaints anymore.