Shotgun Homes on the West Bank of New Orleans

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Shotgun homes, New Orleans LA The architectural style that is most synonymous with the New Orleans area is the shotgun, either single or double. Shotguns fit perfectly onto the narrow lots that made up early New Orleans, often with only 25-30 feet of frontage but typically with a depth of at […] Read more »

Contemporary Homes on the West Bank of New Orleans

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Although we have pockets of old and historic neighborhoods on the West Bank, the bulk of the growth in our communities started happening in the 1960s and later. As a result, there are some groovy contemporary and mid-century modern homes to choose from for those that are into this sometimes […] Read more »

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New Orleans architecture

When people think of New Orleans architecture, their minds typically wander to the French and Spanish influences that can found in the older parts of the city.  Wrought iron railings, cobblestones and alleys and thick brick walls surrounding courtyards are common images. But there are other influences that you’ll find […] Read more »