Joseph Carroll House
A beautiful center-hall house with double galleries laced with cast-iron filaments. The house was designed by architect Samuel Jamison....
Robert Short’s House
Robert Short’s House , also known as the Short-Favrot Villa, was the home of a Confederate officer. The house was designed by architect...
The name Irish Channel is a bit of a misnomer. This historic neighborhood has been the home of many German and black residents living...
Parasol’s isn’t just on the Irish Channel, it sort of is the Irish Channel, serving as community center, nexus of gossip and, natch,...
Stein’s is more of a center for the city’s Jewish population than any one synagogue. If lunch, for you, rests on quality sandwiches,...
1239 First St · interesting places nearby
Former home of author Anne Rice. The vampire-tale spinner lived here for many years, and regularly invited fans to tour her home. Which, by the way, is beautiful but disappointingly free of bats, organ music, pale women in neck-and-cleavage exposing bustiers or even Tom Cruise prancing about in a frilly jacket (but then, we visited during the day). No longer open to the public.