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Charlie’s Neighborhood News

Charlie’s Neighborhood News Your neighborhood news source Would you like to know what is happening in and around Faubourg St. John? Mid-City? Parkview? Desaix? Treme? Are you interested in architecture, art, music, or historic preservation? Sign up for Charlie’s Neighborhood News and get news about what’s happening sent personally to your inbox. Subscribe to Charlie's [...]

824 North Dupre

photos by Charlie London Renovators’ Happy Hour goes to Faubourg Saint John! On Thursday, August 23rd, visit a double shotgun being restored using a 203(K) renovation loan. Serving as his own general contractor, Matthew Mahoe and his partner Heather Self are carefully renovating and updating this home with their own labor. Tour the recently completed [...]

2805 Bell Street

article and photo used with permission of the Preservation Resource Center photo by Ian Cockburn Home of Shawn Kennedy & Hal Brown by Charlotte Jones ONCE A SHOTGUN, this five-bay house with its central entrance between two large windows appears today to be a characteristic raised center-hall cottage. However, before the extensive 2002 renovations it [...]

2819 Bell Street

article and photo used with permission of the Preservation Resource Center photo by Ian Cockburn Home of Lynn Reeves, Laura & Sophie Vagianos by Valorie Hart Research by Valorie Hart and Sharon McManis “LIVING SMALL” is a resurging option for many people, and the sweet shotgun home of Laura and Sophie Vagianos and Lynn Reeves [...]

2918 Esplanade Avenue

article and photo used with permission of the Preservation Resource Center photo by Ian Cockburn Home of Booth Pohlmann & Dr. Kenneth Sumner by MaryNell Nolan-Wheatley THIS TENDERLY DECORATED house is intimate and refined, though the unassuming homeowner, Booth Pohlmann, is likely to describe the space as comfortable and functional. Pohlmann and his partner Kenneth [...]

2800 Block of Grand Route Saint John

reposted with permission of R. Stephanie Bruno photos and article by R. Stephanie Bruno History-laden Grand Route St. John is a delight Published: Friday, March 23, 2012, 4:00 PM By R. Stephanie Bruno NOLA.com THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Faubourg St. John, in the Esplanade Ridge Historic District. The faubourg is bounded roughly by Bayou Road/Gentilly Boulevard/Belfort Avenue [...]

3100 Desoto Street

article and photo used with permission of the Preservation Resource Center photo by Ian Cockburn Home of Missy & Bill Dalton by Angela Timberlake Research by Missy Dalton and Angela Timberlake MISSY AND BILL DALTON are celebrating an anniversary this month. Ten years ago they spent an idyllic weekend at a neighborhood bed and breakfast [...]

3104 Desoto Street

article and photo used with permission of the Preservation Resource Center photo by Ian Cockburn Home of Kenny & Aimee Gowland By Charlotte Jones THIS NEO-CLASSICAL HOUSE is decorated with a balustrade, modillions and white Doric columns that contrast with stained-glass transoms and brilliant blue walls. The property shares some early history with 3100 Desoto [...]

908 North Rendon

article and photo used with permission of the Preservation Resource Center photo by Ian Cockburn Home of Ben Gauslin By Gabrielle Begue THIS MODEST, TWO-BAY shotgun was likely built as a rental house around 1906 by French Quarter travel agent Albert Ducombs, whose residence was one block away at 3230 Dumaine, but the property’s chain [...]

1260 Moss Street

article and photo used with permission of the Preservation Resource Center photo by Ian Cockburn The home of Sara & Mark Landrieu By MaryNell Nolan-Wheatley “WHAT MAKES THIS HOUSE is all the windows,” noted Sara Landrieu, owner of the one-bedroom shotgun house situated on Bayou St. John. Indeed, the abundant fenestration expands the walls of [...]

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