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Take me back🎭⚜️💜🐊 #pontalba #nawlins

Such a picture perfect bridal shower for Ashlyn in Jackson Square. #jacksonsquare #pontalba #frenchquarter #nola #feldfest

Did you know we offer weekend brunch every Saturday *and* Sunday? 🍳 Join us this weekend for brunch faves like the Chicken Pontalba. #weekendvibes #brunch #pontalba

Putting all those other pretty cities to shame today! #frenchquarter #followyournola #blueskies #jacksonsquare #pontalba

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Pontalba Buildings
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#pontalba #nola #뉴올리언스 #퐁탈바아파트 #로드트립

One of my favorite parts of New Orleans: "... the oldest, in some ways most somberly elegant, apartment houses in America, the Pontalba Buildings."

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"someone suggested that there's an Incomplete part of our chromosomes that gets repaired or found when we hit New Orleans. Some of us just belong here" -john goodman @kdanna_
#homeiswheretheheartis #nola #plazadearmas #stlouiscathedral #pontalba #cabildo #jacksonsquare #youholdmyheart #thevieuxcarre #oldsquare #thecresentcity #thebigeasy #thefrenchquarter #thequarter #instatravel #travel #travelgram #awestruck

I've walked this square many times, but never really looked up at these gorgeous buildings. Hard to capture the length in a photo, the Pontalba buildings extend a full block on either side of the square. Built in the 1840's by Baroness Pontalba, I believe they were the first in the city to have iron railings. So much pretty. #pontalba #jacksonsquare #neworleans .
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#architecture #iron #design #nola #photography #lillagren

The #1850House, an #Antebellum row house on #JacksonSquare in the #FrenchQuarter of #NewOrleans #Louisiana, is part of the #LouisianaStateMuseum and has been furnished to represent upper middle-class life in the pre #CivilWar period.
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#FunFacts:
1) The Upper and Lower #Pontalba buildings, which line the St. Ann and St. Peter Street sides of Jackson Square, were built in 1849 and 1851 by the Baroness Micaela Almonester de Pontalba, the #daughter of Don Andres Almonester y Roxas, the #Spanish colonial landowner associated with the construction of the neighboring #StLouisCathedral and #Cabildo. In 1921, the Lower Pontalba Building was sold by the Pontalba family to philanthropist William Ratcliff Irby who subsequently, in 1927, bequeathed it to the #StateMuseum. The museum opened this one apartment to the public in 1948 with the remaining 15 apartments continuing to be available to rent.
2) During the mid-19th Century, the first floor of the building housed businesses, including a #ClothingStore, a #LawOffice, and a #Bank. Upstairs are the #parlor, #diningroom, and three #bedrooms. The house also included a back wing which contained the #kitchen, storage, and housing for #servants and #slaves.
3) Three different families lived in this unit during the pre Civil War period. They typically had four to five family members in residence and three to eight slaves. The arrangement of the living quarters in the museum most closely reflect those the Cammack family who lived there from 1853 to 1856.
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#ArtOfTheDay #Prisma

Our celebrities are different from average celebrities. From musicians, mascots, dance teams, krewes, iconic food vendors, and Mr. Dance Man; we love them because they love us and our city just as hard. Another #boomerang of this mornings #tourismmatters mini parade with @amandashawmusic @pelicansnba @pierretpelican @pelicansdance. Enjoy the rest of this beautiful Tuesday! We hope to see you all tomorrow around the square!

A #foggy, #overcast day at #JacksonSquare in #NewOrleans #Louisiana. .
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#FunFacts:
1) Designed by #landscape #architect Louis H. Pilie in 1721, three years after the founding of New Orleans. It was originally called Place d'Armes and was designed as a military parade grounds.
2) It was the site of the signing of the #LouisianaPurchase in 1803. The Louisiana Purchase from #France added 828,000 square miles to the #UnitedStates (over 20% of current total area) at a cost of 15 million US dollars (equivalent to 250 million 2017 dollars).
3) It was renamed to Jackson Square in honor of General #AndrewJackson for his success in the 1815 Battle of New Orleans.
4) The #Pontalba Buildings line the east and west sides of the square. Built in the 1840s, these four story red brick buildings have #apartments on the upper floors which are the oldest continously rented apartments in #NorthAmerica.
5) From the 1920s through the 1980s, the square was famous as a gathering place of #painters of widely varying talents. More recently it is known for its #artists, #musicians, #jugglers, and #magicians, who generally work for tips.
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#ArtOfTheDay #Prisma

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Our in house model/store volunteer/tour-guide rocking🤘🏽the new Sloss Lariats (white Freshwater Pearls in either Turquoise or Black) with the Labradorite Skull Necklace. ✨All made by local New Orleans jewelers ✨
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#local #shoplocal #shopneworleans #museumstore #neworleans #frenchquarter #vieuxcarre #pontalba #shop1850house #shopping #jewlery #rockingit #pearls #summervibes #accessories #nolastyle #nolalove #lovenola #showmeyournola #followyournola

Throwback to Mardi Gras when I lived at the Upper Pontalba Building... Here I'm on my way to the incredibly fun walking parade "Box of Wine" where participants dance the route before Bacchus, often in grape and wine themed costumes, pouring boxed wine into the (enthusiastic and willing) mouths of the people lined up to see the more traditional Bacchus parade, the Sunday before Mardi Gras day.

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