Built in 1826 for local auctioneer Joseph Le Carpentier, the Beauregard-Keyes House encompasses a complex of 19th and 20th Century buildings and gardens. American born architect Francois Correjolles designed the house, and the raised center-hall cottage in Federal Style features both Creole and American architectural influences making the House a unique aspect of the French Quarter Landscape. Notable residents and namesakes of the House are Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard and the late author Frances Parkinson Keyes.
Longue Vue House & Gardens, 7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
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PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
Longue Vue House and Gardens is a historic location in New Orleans that features beautiful gardens and a historic home, which set the scene for a romantic and relaxing picnic. Source: https://www.thepicnicworld.com/best-picnic-spots/
7. New Orleans Jazz Museum – a Louisiana State Museum
400 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
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PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
The New Orleans Jazz Museum is strategically located in the Old U.S. Mint–built in 1838–at the juncture of the French Quarter and Frenchmen Streets where Esplanade Avenue meets the river, an epicenter of live music in the city. The Museum celebrates the origins, evolution, and continuing relevance of New Orleans Jazz.
New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) is New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution. The museum hosts an impressive permanent collection of almost 40,000 objects. The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, continues to expand and grow, making NOMA one of the top art museums in the south.
The mission of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is to broaden the knowledge, understanding, interpretation, and appreciation of the visual arts and culture of the American South through its events, permanent collections, changing exhibitions, educational programs, publications, and research.