Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 9:30 AM

Garden District Walking Tour

Garden District Tour Saturdays 9:30 AM October 5th, 19th, 26th November 2nd, 9th, 23rd Tickets: $20 Members | $25 General Admission Departure Point: 1452 Jackson Ave. (riverside corner at Prytania St.) Purchase tickets at http://bit.ly/FOCGardenDistrict or call 504.523.3939 Most residents and visitors alike know of the Garden District as a stunning neighborhood full of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture, bounded by Jackson, St. Charles, and Louisiana avenues, and Magazine Street. But do you know who established the Garden District? What part did the NO & Carrollton Railroad play? Why do we always hear tour guides reference “Lafayette” and “Livaudais?” Discover the answers to those questions and more when exploring the Garden District with the Friends of the Cabildo. As we unveil the Garden District’s incredible architecture, and the influence of culture, climate, political events, and famous figures on the area, you will see these grand residences as more than just beautiful houses; they are the enduring statements of mid-nineteenth century Americans in New Orleans.