ST. CHARLES AVENUE STREETCAR LINE

 

 

Explore one of the world's most dazzling residential neighborhoods with knowledgeable and entertaining guides.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
Experience the architectural splendor of the live oak-tree lined "American" sector of town and examine the antebellum era "Creole vs. American" conflict. Witness how history and culture are reflected in the use of architectural styles including Greek Revival, Italianate, Gothic, Georgian, Swiss Chalet, Queen Anne, and more.
 


CLASSIC GREEK REVIVAL OF THE 
PRICHARD-PIGOT HOUSE
 
       
 


SWISS CHALET STYLE OF THE EUSTIS KOCH BRENNAN HOUSE
   
       
 



 
IMAGINATIVE USE OF ITALIANATE STYLE, 
JOSEPH C. MORRIS AND JOSEPH W. CARROLL HOUSES

 


Highlights include the St. Charles Avenue Streetcar; the homes of Anne Rice, Trent Reznor, Archie and Peyton Manning; Nicolas Cage, John Goodman and Sandra Bullock; the cornstalk fence; and death site of Jefferson Davis; and film site of Brad Pitt's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."

 

       
 


Explore the famed aboveground tombs of Lafayette Cemetery #1, including the Interview with the Vampire, Double Jeopardy, and Deja Vu film sites. Learn about New Orleans’ peculiar burial practices and funerary customs.

 

 


LAFAYETTE CEMETERY #1 GATE
 


       
 
  Jefferson Fire Company No. 22 society tomb, situated across from the fictitious Mayfair family tomb featured in Anne Rice's The Witching Hour.

The Garden District/Cemetery tour emphasizes history, architectural style, personal anecdotes, and tropical plant life.


       
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Garden District / Cemetery Tour

Times: 11:00 AM and 1:45 PM daily.
at
2727 Prytania Street
THE GARDEN DISTRICT BOOK SHOP
(in The Rink at the corner of Washington and Prytania)
{From the French Quarter, Ride the historic Saint Charles Streetcar (from Canal and Carondelet). Board the Streetcar at least 30 minutes before tour time} Exit at Washington Avenue.

ADVANCE PURCHASE RECOMMENDED

Arrive 15 to 20 minutes early

$25.00 for Adults
$15.00 for Seniors (62+) & Students (with ID)
$7.00 for children 6 to 12
Free for children under 6.

Cash and travelers checks only when paid in person

Specially arranged discounted group tours available!
Phone: (504) 947-2120

Tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
Tours leave rain or shine.
(Bring a rain coat for the rain • Bring an umbrella for the sun)



 
     
     
 
Cash and travelers checks only when paid in person.

Specially arranged discounted group tours available!
Phone: (504) 947-2120

Tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
Tours leave rain or shine.
(Bring a rain coat for the rain • Bring an umbrella for the sun)
 
     
     
 
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