Found upriver from the Garden District, the area known as Uptown in New Orleans stretches to Broadway Street. It's a residential community with many homes, smaller restaurants and local shops for residents to enjoy.
The location is very desirable and homes found throughout the Uptown area tend to sell very fast. It's a beautiful neighborhood with a large amount of green space and a convenient location. Residents find it easy to get to the major areas of New Orleans from Uptown, while enjoying what's offered right within the community.
Real Estate in Uptown
Real estate offerings range from gothic and classical mansions to shotgun doubles and even some other types of homes. The majority of the mansions are found on St. Charles Avenue. Uptown provides a number of great historic homes, as well.
It's known for the grand homes dating back to the 1890s on St. Charles Avenue and in areas such as Rosa Park. Plenty of frame houses are also found throughout and modest shotguns from the 19th century. Many homes have been refurbished, while some still remain ready to be restored to their former glory.
Shopping, Dining & Entertainment
Uptown offers plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment options, many are found on Magazine Street. A number of eclectic shopping options are just a couple blocks from St. Charles Avenue on Magazine Street. In fact, this is the place for great fashion shops and other options.
Magazine Street is also home to a number of great bistros and restaurants. It's the place to go in Uptown for dining. Many unique local offerings are found here. Another area with plenty to offer in Uptown is Freret Street. This is the place for nightlife and you'll also find some funky shops and restaurants within this area of Uptown.
Along with the shopping, dining and entertainment, Uptown offers many bountiful churches and other landmarks throughout. It's also found within walking distances of many parks and even the Audubon Zoo. Uptown is located close to both Loyola and Tulane Universities, as well.
Plenty of good private and public schools are found throughout the area for students. The public library system has been revitalized in Uptown, as well.
Of course, one of the most attractive things about the location is the Mardi Gras parades that come through Uptown every year. For weeks, it's possible for residents to enjoy some of the oldest and best New Orleans traditions. Many other annual events are held throughout the community, as well.
Living in Uptown
Residents choosing to call Uptown home are provides with a variety of real estate options. In addition, the location makes it easy to enjoy most of what New Orleans has to offer. Plenty of great attractions, shopping options, restaurants and places for entertainment are found throughout the area, too.
Living in Uptown offers one of the best and truest New Orleans living experiences. With so many great events happening here and easy access to the rest of the city, it's not hard to see why the neighborhood is so popular. It's a hot neighborhood with plenty to offer for a variety of home buyers.
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