Famous in New Orleans history for hosting many a great writer, this evocative property overlooks the French Quarter with style. The Carousel Bar actually does rotate (slowly), and the rooms are large and plush. The pool is one of the city’s best escapes in the hot summers.
Nicknamed the “Big Easy, “New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. It’s known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, Creole cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras, the late-winter carnival famed for raucous costumed parades and public partying.
This is where you can help renovate a home still in need of repair post-Katrina: restore the home so that the family can move in and take a large step in getting their lives back together.
Ways you can help in New Orleans
On the morning of Monday, August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall. The most severe loss of life occurred in New Orleans, Louisiana, which flooded as the levee system catastrophically failed. Eventually 80% of the city and large tracts of neighboring parishes became flooded, and the floodwaters lingered for weeks. At least 1,836 people lost […]