Oak Ridge, Marrero LA

Oak Ridge subdivision sign, Marrero LA

Oak Ridge Subdivision • Marrero LA Neighborhood   Oak Ridge was originally developed in the mid 1980s with a mix of 2 and 3 bedroom single family homes and townhouses priced to appeal to first time home buyers. Located off of Barataria Blvd, Oak Ridge is just minutes from Jean […] Read more »

Oak Cove, Marrero LA

Marrero LA neighborhood, Oak Cove subdivision

Oak Cove subdivision • Marrero LA   If you are looking for affordable real estate on the West Bank, Oak Cove should be on your list of neighborhoods to check out. Developed in the mid to late 1970s, it offers a variety of ranch floor plans, many of which have […] Read more »

A Snapshot of Aurora Gardens History

Original marketing flyer for Aurora Gardens, Algiers LA

I’ll be the first to tell you that I don’t hold onto old papers, pamphlets, flyers, brochures or even (gasp!) greeting cards. My recycle bin overflows every week with the stuff that I toss out in hopes that I never become an episode of Hoarders. But it’s pretty cool to […] Read more »

New Orleans School Zone Times Changed

School zone times change in Algiers

It’s back to school time again and you might have missed the news that school zone times have been extended throughout Orleans Parish. This means that Algiers drivers need to be aware that reduced speed limits are now in effect for a full 2 hours in the morning (7-9 am) […] Read more »

Spanish Oaks, Harvey LA

Real estate for sale in Spanish Oaks, Harvey LA

Spanish Oaks Subdivision • Harvey LA   Developed in the 1980s, Spanish Oaks is located in Harvey LA, just off of Manhattan Blvd.  The community spans both sides of Manhattan and is home to a variety of single family residences with styles ranging from condos to ranches to traditional 2 […] Read more »

Oak Forest, Marrero LA

Oak Forest subdivision, Marrero LA

Oak Forest subdivision • Marrero LA   JBL Homes began developing Oak Forest in the mid 1980’s, with some construction continuing up to around 2000.  Tucked in between Barataria Blvd and Lafitte Larose Highway, it’s only minutes from the Barataria Preserve, with hiking, canoeing, bird watching and more. Homes styles vary […] Read more »

Woodland West, Harvey LA

Woodland West subdivision, Harvey LA

Woodland West subdivision • Harvey LA   You’d never know when driving on Lapalco Blvd. through Harvey, that just behind the fire station is the lovely community of Woodland West, home to a large, neighborhood park, swim club and Woodland West Elementary School.   Woodland West was originally developed in […] Read more »

Audubon Oaks, Marrero LA

Audubon Oaks subdivision, Marrero LA

Audubon Oaks Subdivision • Marrero LA Audubon Oaks is one of those secret subdivisions on the West Bank of New Orleans.  Unless you drive to the back of Oak Forest, you’d never know there was another neighborhood tucked away at the rear. The first homes in Audubon Oaks were built […] Read more »