Louis Armstrong Park

Park in Tremé-Lafitte

The entrance to this massive park has got to be one of the greatest gateways in the US, a picturesque arch that ought rightfully to be the final set piece in a period drama about Jazz Age New Orleans. The original Congo Sq is here, as well as a Louis Armstrong statue and a bust of Sidney Bechet. The Mahalia Jackson Theater hosts opera and Broadway productions. The park often hosts live-music festivals throughout the year.

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