New Orleans Architecture

 
Can't tell a shotgun house from a double-gallery? Here's a quick list of the various architectural styles to set you straight.
Take a walk through history with a walk down historic St. Charles Avenue – home to the city’s most beautiful homes.
Find yourself getting lost within the breathtaking beauty and fascinating history of New Orleans’ famous gardens.
Plantations were once the mainstays of a regional agrarian economy, as well as the bastions of a genteel culture.
For two weekends this spring, 20 of New Orleans' most exquisite private homes and gardens will be on display to the public.
 
From graceful verandas to elegant parlors, New Orleans' historic homes and buildings are architectural treasures.
Emeril Legasse

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